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British Heroes

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In the pub last night in the company of some of the finest minds of our generation, fed-up of the debate over Thatcher’s legacy, we started to compile a list of British heroes. The criteria were much debated. I think we seem to have gone for quality of impact rather than quantity. We tended to be broad-minded in our definition of Britishness, while accepting that these heroes may also be heroes of other countries too. Consensus was rare and fickle. Here it is though in the order in which we ‘thought’ through the names. Wikipedia links to those less well-known ones. I’d like to know what anyone else thinks of this: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by angrysampoetry

April 9, 2013 at 6:25 pm

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