Notes from the UK

  • 0
Notes from the UK
Exploring the spidery corners of a culture and the weird stuff that tourist brochures ignore. (by Ellen Hawley)
Website Social:

Latest Blog Posts »

  • How to spend lots of money on Easter eggs 5 days ago Doing a survey of bizarrely expensive Easter eggs has become a sort of tradition here at Notes. Did you notice how I slid that statement by using “has become,” as if I had nothing to do with the process? But … Continue reading →
  • A quick history of the Royal Mail 1 week ago People in England have been able to send each other letters since 1635, but the Royal Mail traces its ancestry back further than that, to 1516, when Henry VIII made Brian Tuke Master of the Posts. Actually, Tuke wasn’t just … Continue reading →
  • Saints, sex, and kings 2 weeks ago Once upon a time there lived a king. Ah, but there’ve lived a lot of kings, so we need to be specific about this. Once upon a time, there lived a king named Henry. Oh, hell, there’ve lived a good … Continue reading →
  • News of things that don't exist 3 weeks ago Dusseldorf I’m cheating a bit here. Dusseldorf does exist, but a British Airways plane left London bound for Dusseldorf and didn’t find it. Somehow or other the pilot had been given paperwork taking him to Edinburgh. No one knew they … Continue reading →
  • More Strange British Traditions: The Honiton Hot Pennies 2 months ago Unlike Whoopity Scoorie, whose origin is so uncertain that it might date back to the beginning of time but also might date back to the nineteenth century, whichever came first, the Honiton Hot Pennies celebration has a clear beginning: It … Continue reading →

ExpatsBlog.com Featured Expat Blog Badge:

Copy and paste code to display the Featured Blog Badge:

Website Reviews » Notes from the UK has no reviews just yet

Unfortunately, no-one has been kind enough to leave a quick positive comment on this expat blog. Be the first!

Leave some love for this blog:

Do you think this blog has what it takes to be listed at the top of Expats in England Blogs?
Please note: only positive or constructive comments will be published. Unnecessary, negative comments won't be published.
  • Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • RSS feed
  • Facebook

3240 Expat Blogs By Destination

Submit your blog for inclusion!

Recently Added Blogs

Blog posts just in!

  • The Northern Itinerary - Expat & Travel Blog (20 March)
  • Kata Writes (20 February)
  • I travel , YOU Should too! (14 January)
  • How to Traveller (11 January)
  • The Bear & The Fox (09 January)
  • Home Away in Ireland (22 December)
  • Living the Flipside (30 November)
  • Chats With Charlotte (19 November)
  • The Depth of Now (12 November)
  • Expat travel blogger Nairobi (01 November)