Great Britain once ruled over the world and its influence will always touch our lives. It has offered the world so many things. From the industrial revolution and posh accent to fish and chips and cups of tea; they are so many. Here’s some of them.
How does 22 people running after a single ball and attempting to kick it into a net become a multi-billion dollar global phenomenon? Well, leave it to the Brits to figure it out. From the dusty lanes of Brazil to the frozen parks of Russia, everybody loves British football. It’s a religion with a fan following that would rival the church! From the most famous players to the most famous clubs; football is incomplete without Great Britain.
- The Queen
We’ve heard tales of kings and emperors but it’s rare to see a female rule over a nation for such a long time with grit and charm. That’s Queen Elizabeth for you. She celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee (65 years) a few days ago making her the first British Monarch to reach this landmark. Loved by most, in the land of burly men, Queen Elizabeth stands out as a symbol of charm and grace. God Save The Queen.
- Benedict Cumberbatch
Ahh…Benedict Cumberbatch, ever since he donned that deerstalker and set off to defeat his nemesis, James Moriarty in BBC’s Sherlock, the actor has become a global phenomenon. As if his sharp jaw and curly hair weren’t enough! Cumberbatch set hearts aflutter with even more stellar performances such as genius codebreaker Alan Turing, the fierce dragon Smaug, villainous Khan, and sorcerer Dr Strange. Untraditional handsome looks coupled with fierce acting prowess; no wonder, Mr Cumberbatch is the toast of the acting world and the British nation as well.
The greatest gift of all, English language and its literature. The world would be in tatters hadn’t it been for books. Shakespeare, Dickens, Doyle, Kipling, Lewis, Tolkien, Austen, Bronte, Orwell, Rowling, and so much more. Imagine the world without such literary masterpieces. Well, Ray Bradbury did imagine an American society without books in ‘Fahrenheit 451’, let’s hope the Brits don’t descend to such levels of savagery.
- British Airways
How does one enjoy such amazing offerings to the world than visiting Great Britain? The answer is the nation’s flag carrier, British Airways. With a long-standing tradition of superlative service across all travel classes, superb in-flight entertainment and meals, along with a world-class staff representing the best of British charm and the legendary sense of humour.
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