"England" Blogs & Blog Posts

Green Lane Allotments Weather DiaryGreen Lane Allotments Weather Diary

Weather information gathered from a weather station in our garden and how t...

The VillageThe Village

Life in a small village in northern England, and beyond.

An Englishman's CastleAn Englishman's Castle

A rural gentleman's sceptical views o the world - since 2003

England's Pleasant PasturesEngland's Pleasant Pastures

Wholly pretentious, sentimental, often bland and above his station, this ph...

August RushAugust Rush

A blog about life, the universe, and pizza- err, everything. Seriously thou...

The English KitchenThe English Kitchen

Debunking the myths of English Cookery, one recipe at a time.

Emm in LondonEmm in London

The adventures of an eternal tourist living and working in London


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Roses are redViolets are blueThe try wasn't givenGet over it.

In the early years of a relationship, the flames of romantic passion burn hot. We can barely stand to spend a single second apart from our soul mate. As the years go by, though, we get comfortable, work gets in the way, and the flames die down to smo...

On the face of it, yesterday's rant by Eddie Jones was, at best, ill-advised.Questioning the "bottle" of young Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell is one thing, but to then cast doubt on the integrity of Welsh skipper, legend and all round good guy Alun Wyn...

This is a repost from four years ago. Don’t you miss those days of great British music> With streaming, I want to show off my playlist using Spotify and Apple Music I have a soft spot for Britpop music. Here are my favorite 20 tracks that you s...

With Chris Robshaw and Mike Brown both now doubtful for England's opening Six Nations match against Italy and with Eddie Jones confirming that he may have up to 18 players missing for the fixture, Total Flanker is afforded the opportunity once again...

Keeping Jones

By Total Flanker on Jan 17, 2018 in: England, rugby

Today's announcement from the RFU that it has agreed to extend Eddie Jones' contract as England head coach until 2021 makes perfect sense. Jones had previously maintained he would step down after the 2019 World Cup, but the contract extension wi...

Blind Faith?

By Total Flanker on Jan 3, 2018 in: England, rugby

The unwavering loyalty shown by Eddie Jones to England captain Dylan Hartley is, while in many ways admirable, still quite difficult to fathom.I’ve nothing particularly against Hartley. Vastly experienced, he’s been a decent enough player over th...