Christmas crackers are one of the more amusing Christmas traditions in Britain. Christmas crackers are cardboard tubes (about the diameter of toilet rolls) covered in shiny paper. They contain a small toy, a paper crown (which must be worn) and a joke, riddle or motto. They also contain a small gunpowder charge, so when you pull them, they make a loud bang (or not, as the case may be!) You always pull them with someone else at the dinner table,
Kew Gardens. Vintage SR Travel Poster by Rojan ADD: Advertising Kew as perhaps a more tropical, extraordinary environment. Takes the project down the route that Kew is an escape from the urban jungle of London. Juxtaposition of different landscapes.
Well, Catherine hopped right back on the public transport system today when she made an official visit to Baker Street Underground Station with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The funny thing is that she reportedly requested to go and seemed to enjoy herself while at the event honoring the London Underground's 150th anniversary.
121. Trooping the Colour, by Margaret Calkin James, 1932.jpg - Poster Art 150: London Underground's Greatest Designs. A major exhibition at London Transport Museum opening on 15 February 2013 in celebration of 150th anniversary of the Underground.