England, Our England
By Alan Titchmarsh
A miscellany from one of the nation's favourite Englishmen of everything an Englishman should know. Like Schott's Miscellany and The Little Book of Patriotism, here is everything to celebrate our Englishness.
An anthology and miscellany of everything an Englishman should know:
- From Austen to Wordsworth
- Jerusalem to the Scout's Honour
- Kings and Queens of England to Land of Hope and Glory
- Savile Row tailors to Jermyn St Shirt Makers
- Tying a Windsor knot to making a pot of tea
- Victoria sponge to fish pie
- The rules of cricket to Gilbert and Sullivan operas
Alan Titchmarsh is known to millions through the popular BBC TV programmes The Nature of Britain, British Isles: A Natural History, How to be a Gardener, Ground Force and Gardeners World. He has written more than forty gardening books, as well as six best-selling novels and his two memoirs Trowel and Error: notes from life on earth and Nobbut a Lad. He was made MBE in the millennium New Year Honours List and holds a Victoria Medal of Honour, the Royal Horticultural Society's highest award. He lives with his wife and a menagerie of animals in Hampshire where he gardens organically.
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05 Mar 2009
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