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CHARACTERS × Charles_HRHs Guide to Great Britishness ô There are plenty of guidebooks on Great Britain but none have been given the all important Royal Seal of Approval Who better to teach the world than the heir to the throneHis Royal Highness will cover everything from History 'Might have to sell France to pay for Richard III'There are plenty of guidebooks on Great Britain but none have been given the all important Royal Seal of Approval Who better to teach the world than the heir to the throneHis Royal Highness will cover everything from History 'Might have to sell France to pay for Richard III's car park. I was intrigued by this book when I first heard about it Some of these 'fake' accounts are followed by hundreds of thousands of people so it's no surprise a book was commissioned even the ueen has one More often than not they are just a gimmick but other times they absolutely work and this is one of those times It's the perfect stocking filler this Christmas as it's a book that can entertain the whole family As someone who grew up receiving the Guinness World Records book every year and still do I used to read the records out to my family I could see this book working in a similar way though some sections are a bit adult focused than the GWRI knew I was onto a winner when CharlesHRH thanked his Royal Subjects for buying a book written by a real member of the British Royal Family and not Pippa Middleton Brilliant Described as a guidebook with the Royal Seal of Approval from the man who just can't wait to be King amazing you could hand this book to tourists and some of them would easily fall for it I had to Google bits myself just to check whether my leg was being pulled all the time or just some of it It's written in a way that certain things come across as factual rather than as a joke Some parts you do need a knowledge of the subject or person to 'get' the joke but for the most part it's understandable The French might want to steer clear of the book though as there's a referencejokeinsult to them on almost every other pageThe book covers a wide range of topics starting with The History of England ' for some history is that thing you hastily delete whilst logging off the Internet'; The Royal Family with some brilliantly cutting and accurate observations about members of the Royal Family ' on Royals who have stepped down from the throne 'it's wonderful what some parents do for their children' and The Government again with some brilliant comments about our politicians past and present and the various parties ' Mrs Thatcher died in April 2013 Considering the damage she did the British steel industry one is surprised she managed to find a bucket to kick' Without the jokes one could almost have been back in school so I was happy when the book moved on to Culture where CharlesHRH discusses everything from The X Factor ' Essentially The X Factor is an ingenious four month advertising campaign disguised as a TV talent competition' to Jamie Oliver ' Jamie Oliver single handedly cooks every school dinner in England every day' and Haggis ' no known place of origin; most likely because nobody ever wanted to admit it was their idea' to Alcopops ' Anyone who drinks the so called alcopops such as Smirnoff Ice should be ignored 'Daily Life takes in the various stores in Britain from Argos ' customers check product availability using a special computerised system which is almost guaranteed to tell you the item is out of stock' to the upmarket Harrods ' A Harrods carrier bag suggests its owner might be worth mugging' before discussing the merits of McDonald's ' uite frankly one has seen meat on a butcher's pencil' and Costa Coffee ' the official competitor of Starbucks same crap different place' Also discussed is the London Underground public transport and the British class system As a self confessed Tube nerd I did love the comments about the London UndergroundCapital Cities and The Best of British close out the book before a Mission Statement One's Coronation Speech There really is something for everybody and it's a lot of fun to read It's hard to review really and it would be all too easy to fill a page with uotes from the book but here's some of my favourites though there are just so many and some need to be discovered by the reader themselves For many being British is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer then getting an Indian takeaway or a Turkish kebab on the way home to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American sitcoms on a Japanese TV finished off with a moan about how the 'bloody foreigners ruined this great country' The plague was responsible for the death of approximately 100000 Londoners all of whom contracted it on the Northern line still coloured black on the Underground map as a warning from our history On David Cameron if one had a pound for every time Cameron said he would sort out the country's problems one would be rich enough to live under a Tory government One could say seeing London is easy on the London Eye originating from a failed insane Boris Johnson project to build the world's biggest bicycle On the Underground high priced paper tickets can be bought at stations but have been made or less obsolete by a cheaper electronic service known as Oyster probably named because the price of travel makes you gag when swallowed whole Fish and chips are a classic double act and yet they started life as solo performers One doesn't know who came up with the idea of putting fish and chips together but they certainly look good on paper One doesn't take anything seriously in the newspaper except for fish and chips And even that one takes with a pinch of salt  The book could easily be read in one sitting it's very easy reading however it also works as a book you just dip into or even read out of seuence Released at just the right time I imagine a few people might find this book in their stocking this Christmas and I certainly wouldn't be disappointed with it Highly recommended by me it's a fun easy read and very very funny Thanks to Headline via bookbridgr for the review copy which arrived in very fancy packaging

Charles_HRHs Guide to Great BritishnessThere are plenty of guidebooks on Great Britain but none have been given the all important Royal Seal of Approval Who better to teach the world than the heir to the throneHis Royal Highness will cover everything from History 'Might have to sell France to pay for Richard III's car park. I was intrigued by this book when I first heard about it Some of these 'fake' accounts are followed by hundreds of thousands of people so it's no surprise a book was commissioned even the ueen has one More often than not they are just a gimmick but other times they absolutely work and this is one of those times It's the perfect stocking filler this Christmas as it's a book that can entertain the whole family As someone who grew up receiving the Guinness World Records book every year and still do I used to read the records out to my family I could see this book working in a similar way though some sections are a bit adult focused than the GWRI knew I was onto a winner when CharlesHRH thanked his Royal Subjects for buying a book written by a real member of the British Royal Family and not Pippa Middleton Brilliant Described as a guidebook with the Royal Seal of Approval from the man who just can't wait to be King amazing you could hand this book to tourists and some of them would easily fall for it I had to Google bits myself just to check whether my leg was being pulled all the time or just some of it It's written in a way that certain things come across as factual rather than as a joke Some parts you do need a knowledge of the subject or person to 'get' the joke but for the most part it's understandable The French might want to steer clear of the book though as there's a referencejokeinsult to them on almost every other pageThe book covers a wide range of topics starting with The History of England ' for some history is that thing you hastily delete whilst logging off the Internet'; The Royal Family with some brilliantly cutting and accurate observations about members of the Royal Family ' on Royals who have stepped down from the throne 'it's wonderful what some parents do for their children' and The Government again with some brilliant comments about our politicians past and present and the various parties ' Mrs Thatcher died in April 2013 Considering the damage she did the British steel industry one is surprised she managed to find a bucket to kick' Without the jokes one could almost have been back in school so I was happy when the book moved on to Culture where CharlesHRH discusses everything from The X Factor ' Essentially The X Factor is an ingenious four month advertising campaign disguised as a TV talent competition' to Jamie Oliver ' Jamie Oliver single handedly cooks every school dinner in England every day' and Haggis ' no known place of origin; most likely because nobody ever wanted to admit it was their idea' to Alcopops ' Anyone who drinks the so called alcopops such as Smirnoff Ice should be ignored 'Daily Life takes in the various stores in Britain from Argos ' customers check product availability using a special computerised system which is almost guaranteed to tell you the item is out of stock' to the upmarket Harrods ' A Harrods carrier bag suggests its owner might be worth mugging' before discussing the merits of McDonald's ' uite frankly one has seen meat on a butcher's pencil' and Costa Coffee ' the official competitor of Starbucks same crap different place' Also discussed is the London Underground public transport and the British class system As a self confessed Tube nerd I did love the comments about the London UndergroundCapital Cities and The Best of British close out the book before a Mission Statement One's Coronation Speech There really is something for everybody and it's a lot of fun to read It's hard to review really and it would be all too easy to fill a page with uotes from the book but here's some of my favourites though there are just so many and some need to be discovered by the reader themselves For many being British is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer then getting an Indian takeaway or a Turkish kebab on the way home to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American sitcoms on a Japanese TV finished off with a moan about how the 'bloody foreigners ruined this great country' The plague was responsible for the death of approximately 100000 Londoners all of whom contracted it on the Northern line still coloured black on the Underground map as a warning from our history On David Cameron if one had a pound for every time Cameron said he would sort out the country's problems one would be rich enough to live under a Tory government One could say seeing London is easy on the London Eye originating from a failed insane Boris Johnson project to build the world's biggest bicycle On the Underground high priced paper tickets can be bought at stations but have been made or less obsolete by a cheaper electronic service known as Oyster probably named because the price of travel makes you gag when swallowed whole Fish and chips are a classic double act and yet they started life as solo performers One doesn't know who came up with the idea of putting fish and chips together but they certainly look good on paper One doesn't take anything seriously in the newspaper except for fish and chips And even that one takes with a pinch of salt  The book could easily be read in one sitting it's very easy reading however it also works as a book you just dip into or even read out of seuence Released at just the right time I imagine a few people might find this book in their stocking this Christmas and I certainly wouldn't be disappointed with it Highly recommended by me it's a fun easy read and very very funny Thanks to Headline via bookbridgr for the review copy which arrived in very fancy packaging

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Charles_HRHs Guide to Great Britishness µ Kling the all important issues such as why we Brits can form a perfectly ordinary ueue with just two people or why we love a Full English Breakfast despite the fact it contains 465873 calories Prince CharlesHRH's Guide to Great Britishness is a hilarious romp around our Sceptered Isle. This was incredible and made me proud to be British REVIEW Ý NATURAL-TREATMENT.CO.UK Ò Charles_HRH

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Charles_HRH Ò 1 CHARACTERS Fine' to British cities 'If you're wondering why the British are so good at cycling and rowing take a look at the cost of public transport' and The Arts 'The Madness of King George III fantastic film Americans didn't go to the cinema because they hadn't seen the first two Awkward'Tac. Nowhere near as funny as I had expected uite dull in fact And if you were not British or of British descent you wouldn't really understand much of it