Geography 101

The British Isles vs. The United Kingdom vs. Great Britain

Decades ago, when I first traveled to England, I incorrectly assumed that Great Britain and The United Kingdom were one in the same. That admission might be positively horrifying for all Geography gurus out there, but surely I am not the only one that doodled through History class. If Geography wasn’t your forte as well, I’ve created a few illustrations to quickly bring you up to speed.

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In England, there are 9 regions and 48 counties – aptly, we live in Staffordshire.

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The Union Jack Flag

Did you know that the Union Jack is actually a combination of 3 flags?

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