Tag Archives: UK

25 Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill

Here are 25 Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill. 1-5 Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill 1. When photographer Yousef Karsh took a photo of Winston Churchill, Yousef took the cigar straight from Churchill’s mouth and took the above photo and hence the grumpy result. – Source 2. During Prohibition in the United States, Winston Churchill referred…… Read More »

UK Cities & Their Slang Nicknames

When people travel over to the United Kingdom, it can often be daunting with the wide variety of slang that is used to determine the different cities. Most people that live in the country will often not name a city by its standard name, and instead, use a slang term to describe where they are…… Read More »

Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist…

Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist who, after WWI, recognized the need for a strong Air Force. When the British government refused, she funded development of what became the Spitfire. She passed before WWII, and never saw how much that investment paid off. The post Lady Lucy Houston was a British philanthropist… appeared first… Read More »

7 Facts About Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest peak in Scotland. It is located in the Inverness-shire in the Highlands of Scotland and is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers. Here are 7 facts about Ben Nevis. 1. A heavenly name Ben Nevis’s name originates from the Scottish Gaelic “Beinn Nibheis.” In Scottish Gaelic, Beinn means mountain.…… Read More »