Mandeville Mascot

Traffic & weather might get heavier in London soon

Preparing for the soggy Olympic Games



Mandeville Mascot

Mandeville and Wenlock are the mascots for the
2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics

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Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

What Britain needs is an iron lady. - Margaret Thatcher

I love the smell of rain and growing things. - Serina Hernandez

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation. - Albert Pike

No person has the right to rain on your dreams. - Marian Wright Edelman

The youth of a nation are the trustees of posterity. - Benjamin Disraeli

Britain's goal is not to survive, but to prevail. - Winston Churchill

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. - Unknown

Print some money and give it to us for the rain forests. - Vivienne Westwood

I only drink coffee grown in high altitude rain forests. - Rob Dyrdek

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself. - Arthur Miller

Rain is the one thing the British do better than anybody else. - Marilyn French

There'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood. - Bob Hope

Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future. - Ayn Rand

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. - Unknown

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. - Dolly Parton

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day. And another, in case it doesn't rain. - Mae West

I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World. - George Best

Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain. - George Carlin

The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world. - Alexander Graham Bell

Rivers in the United States are so polluted that acid rain makes them cleaner. - Andrew Malcolm

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars. - Dale Carnegie

In the Moscow Olympics, Lasse Viren came in fifth and ran a champion's race. - David Coleman

It's the Olympics. If you can't get up to swim early in the morning, don't go. - Michael Phelps

Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops - let the rain sing you a lullaby. - Langston Hughes

Ireland is a small but insuppressible island half an hour nearer the sunset than Great Britain. - Thomas Kettle

I know why the sun never sets on the British Empire: God wouldn't trust an Englishman in the dark. - Duncan Spaeth

"Burn everything British," he once advised his Irish countrymen, "except their coal." - Jonathan Swift

From where we stand the rain seems random. If we could stand somewhere else, we would see the order in it. - Tony Hillerman

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost

If it is good to have one foot in England, it is still better, or at least as good, to have the other out of it. - Henry James

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain. - Mark Twain

If there be a God, I think that what he would like me to do is paint as much of the map of Africa British red as possible. - Cecil Rhodes

But that inadequacy, or feeling of inadequacy, never really goes away. You just have to trudge ahead in the rain, regardless. - Lorrie Moore

In England people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast. That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. - Oscar Wilde

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham

Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen. - Robert Mugabe

Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic. - Bill Maher

Clay. It's rain, dead leaves, dust, all my dead ancestors. Stones that have been ground into sand. Mud. The whole cycle of life and death. - Martine Vermeulen

Lincolnshire is the Idaho of England. You were either going to drive a tractor for the rest of your life or head for the city to work in a factory. - Bernie Taupin


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