Basic principles Category

07/03/2021

The VC and GC awards for heroism

The Victoria Cross (VC), named after Queen Victoria (1819-1901), was…

22/02/2021

Table manners

“In Europe, people eat good food. In England people think…

17/10/2020

Individual liberty

London-born philosopher and social reformer John Stuart Mill (1806-73) published…

17/07/2020

Family values

Any Briton who has looked into their family tree will…

09/06/2020

The Queen’s Honours List

The honours system recognises long-term service to the nation in…

13/05/2020

The R.S.P.B.

British concern for our fellow creatures extends not only to…

19/04/2020

Private & Confidential

Putting ‘Private & Confidential‘ on an envelope indicates the nature…

29/03/2020

Fair trial

The right to a fair trial is one which applies…

07/03/2020

The News

News of the events of conflicts and natural disasters, as…

21/02/2020

Equality

Britain is traditionally known for having an upper-middle-working class system,…

06/02/2020

Donating to charity

Charities are big business in the UK today, with over…

06/01/2020

‘Sorry!’

Elton John sang ‘Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word’…