Notes from the UK

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Notes from the UK
Exploring the spidery corners of a culture and the weird stuff that tourist brochures ignore. (by Ellen Hawley)
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  • British traditions: Lammas, sheep racing, and nightgown parades 2 days ago Lammas is a quiet British church festival that was traditionally celebrated on the first of August, although these days it suffers from moments of inattention and wanders off to whatever Sunday’s closest to the original date. We’re too late for … Continue reading →
  • Bad hair centuries: wigs and powdered hair 1 week ago Let’s start our survey of inexplicable English hairdos in 1660, when Charles the Sequel came back from exile. The Puritans, with their sober hair and their sober clothes and their sober sobriety, had lost power and paid for their hubris … Continue reading →
  • The Brexit Update 2 weeks ago In case you haven’t been tracking Britain’s political cannon fire, let’s take a quick dash through the shrapnel. The shooting’s metaphorical, so we should be safe enough, but do stay together. We’ll be moving quickly. We’ll start at the moment … Continue reading →
  • What people really want to know about Britain, part sixteenish 2 weeks ago What do people ask their search engines to tell them about Britain? Or, to be more modest about it, what do they ask that leads them to Notes? A few sensible things, but never mind those, we’ll explore the stranger … Continue reading →
  • The Gordon Riots: Religion, Poverty, and No Revolution 3 weeks ago “How did the American Revolution affect Britain?” an American reader asked me a good long time ago. I didn’t have a clue, so I plugged some version of the question into Google and Lord G.’s answer seemed to imply that … Continue reading →

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