English icons

http://www.icons.org.uk/ The Government has launched a web site to allow people to nominate their favourite English icons. Among those listed include the routemaster bus, stone henge, a cup of tea and the FA Cup. You can also vote for them at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4594660.stm Personally, my favourites are stone henge, the red phone box, the traditional circular…

The last of the routemaster buses

link what a sad day for London. Along with red phone boxes, they typify the city – and are very popular not only with people who live here but also with tourists. oh well – another one down to mayor Ken. maybe one day they’ll bring them back again. Until then, they will only run…