Now this is one for all cheese lovers. What does this involve? For starters, you have a nice wheel of top quality cheese and some delicious biscuits to enjoy it with, which is then thrown down a giant hill, and then the madness begins. On the Spring Bank Holiday in May, Brits assemble on the top of Coopers Hill in Gloucestershire and from the top they roll down a 7-8lb (4 Kg) round of Double Gloucester cheese and then chase after it.
The main character is Finn McCarthy, a half Irish, half-English man who went to school at Oxford University. His English half is polite and wicked smart while his Irish half loves to party and have fun with women. Another character in the book is Regan, a principled girl who successfully managed to wrestle herself from Finn’s charms.
Eton College - One of the top public, meaning private, schools in the UK. - Eton was founded in 1440 as the “King’s College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor” by Henry VI to provide a free education for “70 poor scholars” (the original inhabitants of College), who would then go on to King’s College Cambridge, founded by Henry the following year.
Most people are familiar with the “Alice in Wonderland” story, which became popular due to the fantasy and the literary nonsense created by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who is more commonly known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll. Carroll was an Oxford scholar, writer and photographer, who became famous for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, “Through the Looking-Glass” and poems such as, “The Hunting of the Snark” and “Jabberwocky”.
The World Beard and Moustache Championships 2009 in Anchorage, Alaska
The top three in the Freestyle Beard category at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Anchorage: Third: Hans-Peter Weis, Germany. Second: Gerhard Knapp, Germany. First: David Traver, Anchorage