Colin Beaven: "Chances of returning from the war were poor."
Colin Beaven: "Why are there so many unwanted ornaments?"
In the podcast for 19 June 2014, listen to part of the column Britain Today. Colin Beaven gives us a tip on one of the best places to have a cup of tea in Britain.
things become calmer or return to normal (die Wogen glätten sich wieder)
Colin Beaven: "Metal teapots make the tea taste funny."
"The names of the skyscrapers in London make me smile," writes Dagmar Taylor.
A British supermarket chain is struggling with English grammar, writes Dagmar Taylor.
Read more than you ever wanted to know about the eccentric English tradition of knob-throwing and practise vocabulary at the same time.
"We're all in this together": Colin Beaven shares his thoughts on wealth inequality. Premium users and magazine subscribers can listen to the text for free.
Want to travel back in time? The house where William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago is still standing, and a replica of the theatre where most of his plays were performed is as close to the original as one can get.
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