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.
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,