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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A great nation deserves great art. - Art Delage

What Britain needs is an iron lady. - Margaret Thatcher

The rain falls on the just and the unjust. - Hopi Proverb

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

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

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

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride. - Unknown

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

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. - Norman Douglas

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

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. - Douglas Jerrold

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

What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north. - Robert Gordon Menzies

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

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation. - Oscar Wilde

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

England is an empire, Germany is a nation, a race, France is a person. - Jules Michelet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's backyard. - Jesse Owens

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

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

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. - Mahatma Gandhi

The sun never sets on the British Empire. But it rises every morning. The sky must get awfully crowded. - Steven Wright

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

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

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

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

When we save the rain forest, the polar bear, and Al Gore, we should party so hard that Canada calls the cops on us for noise. - Paula Poundstone

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. - Franklin D Roosevelt

The tropical rain forests are a telling example. Once cut down, they rarely recover. Rainfall drops, deserts spread, the climate warms. - James Lovelock


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