Every year on the 5th of November, the English commemorate Guy Fawkes’ failed attempt to blow up Parliament by making big bonfires and setting off fireworks.
The Queen and Prince Philip making their way to the State Opening of Parliament on November 18th.
After the Queen’s procession left Buckingham Palace, a series of cannons were fired in the adjacent Green Park.
There’s a pancake place across the street from the residence hall called My Old Dutch, which quite a few of us have come to fancy (especially on Mondays when all pancakes are £5).
My kitchen mates served up a very lovely Thanksgiving feast on Thursday.
My first football match in England was Fulham vs. Bolton Wanderers. I wasn’t overly partial to either of the teams, but as Fulham is only a couple of blocks from Chelsea we cheered for them during the game.
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