Today I took my affirmation of allegiance to King Charles III at Aberdeen's Marischal College and in return I received my certificate of British citizenship. They didn't reject me for my convict ancestry or my endless campaigning for cycle paths and so I'm very proud to say that I'm now a fully fledged British citizen.… Continue reading I am a British citizen
We’ve got an allotment!
About a year ago I applied for an allotment and just this week got the call to say there's one available. Allotments are a very British thing. They have been around for hundreds of years, since Anglo-Saxon times, according to The National Allotment Society. In Victorian times they were handed over to poor people as a… Continue reading We’ve got an allotment!
British weather rocks!
English weather gets a bad rap. I just love it and will try my best to explain why. It's never hot and humid, the lighting is softly dimmed and when it rains, it's more of a drizzle than a downpour. Hot and humid makes physical activity unpleasant. Animals in hot climates tend to sleep in… Continue reading British weather rocks!