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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What Britain needs is an iron lady. - Margaret Thatcher

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

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

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. - Bob Marley

Proverbs are the cream of a nation's thought. - Unknown

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

If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks. - Brendan Behan

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

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction. - Bob Marley

You know it's summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer. - Hal Roach

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

A nation of spaghetti eaters cannot restore Roman civilization. - Benito Mussolini

It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. - Mark Twain

In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce. - Francesco Caracciolo

No one flower can every symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet. - William Safire

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

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

Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis. - Brendan Behan

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. - John F Kennedy

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

Don't be so much in love that you can't tell when it's raining. - African Proverb

Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed. - Bertrand Russell

The Irish and British, they love satire, it's a large part of the culture. - Ben Nicholson

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

To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukemia with leeches. - Margaret Thatcher

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

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes

There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt. - John Adams

To many, no doubt, he will seem blatent and bumptious, but we prefer to regard him as being simply British. - Oscar Wilde

Larry Gogan: 'With what town in Britain is Shakespeare associated?'
Contestant: 'Hamlet'. - Larry Gogan

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot. - Jay Leno

When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you, you know your nation is doomed. - Ayn Rand

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

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston Churchill

The rain of Madre de Dios is similar to that of the Amazon, but there is a petrifying aspect to it, as if it seeks to wound rather than to nurture. - Tahir Shah

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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28-May-2018