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Not a Brussels Sprout! Very British! Memorable Images Not a Brussels Sprout!
Introduction and Index
The Best of British Pluck This website is the The home of "uncool Britannia". It captures Very British ~ Memorable Images. Many of the images are immediately recognisabe. An alphabetic index is provided further down this page. I am adding more pages progressively.

Don't worry too much about political correctness; there isn't any here! The pages are sequenced, so you can move forward to the next page by clicking on Forward to Memorable Images 1.

Left: from Boy's Own Paper, "The best of British Pluck"

The pages are sequenced, so you can move forward to the next page by clicking on the "forward to" page link at the bottom of each page.
1 September 2002 update.

A - Z Index of Very British Memorable Images

Arthur Lowe's Real War and Dad's Army


Backing Britain - "I'm Backing Britain" Campaign



Beatrix Potter

Big Ben

Black and White Minstrel Show

Bowler Hatted Heroes


Britannia - the figure of Britannia

British Bulldog - I'm a British Bulldog - not a Brussels Sprout

British Calendar

British Patriotic Songs

British Shoes and Boots

Bulldog - The British Bulldog and The Bulldog Breed

Buzby - "Make Someone Happy"

Chocolate with Blue Bird Toffee and Fry's Five Boys

Churchill, Sir Winston Churchill

Classic Children's Records

Classic Children's Tales

Common Market or Bust - we chose bust!

Concorde Flying the Flag

Counties - The Tradition Counties of Great Britain


Eagle with "Dan Dare" and "Harris Tweed"

Elgar, Sir Edward and Land of Hope and Glory

Empire - The British Empire

English Language

Englishman, the - about the Englishman and Englishness

Fish and Chips


Foxhunting - Tally Ho!

George and the Dragon

Golliwoggs (or Gollywogs or Golliwogs)

Grand Howl

Great British Achievements - Heroes

Guy Fawke's Night (the burning of a traitor) and fireworks

Horses Part 1

Jennings and Darbishire by Anthony Buckeridge

John Peel

Just William by Richmal Crompton

Land's End to John O'Groats

Lion and Unicorn

Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman

Little People of British Advertising

Magnet with Billy Bunter

Meriden and The Cardinal Points of Great Britain

Middle Class - The British Middle Class

Morland, George - the English Artist * Fifty illustrations of George Morland's works _1_ 2_3_4_5_6_7_8_9_10_11_12

Muffin the Mule

Museums - Open-Air Museums

National Flowers of Britain

NigNog Club - about children's clubs

Nipper - the His Master's Voice dog

Nursery Rhymes (Mother Goose)

Ovaltineys (The League of Ovaltineys)

Pip, Squeak and Wilfred


Post Office Tower or BT Tower in London

Pound Sterling and The Day we Lost Pounds, Shilling and Sense

Powell, Enoch

Queen Elizabeth II

Rebranding and Cultural Destruction

Royal Mail

Roast Beef of Olde England

Saint George

Seaside and Piers

Shakespeare and Stratford - coming soon*

Spitfire and Hurricane


Television (British Television)

Ten Miles from SterlingTimes HQ


Wotz zo Funny! The British giving Adolf a good spanking

Your Country Needs You and General Kitchener

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