What did you get up for the Jubilee weekend? Did you wave the flag, eat sausage rolls and drink too many glasses of wine? Or did you flee the country for the long weekend?
Here’s what I did.
Before I left the UK I did the previously unthinkable; I bought the British flag. Not only that, I bought 20 of them all strung together on bunting. I remember when growing up, that the British flag was a rare sight, now we can’t get enough of it and it’s everywhere.
When moving to Colombia, I wanted to bring my heritage with me so I don’t forget my British culture. So I packed a suitcase full of goodies including Jamie Oliver and Emma Bridgewater tea towels, my beloved Peyton and Bryne baking book as well as my now world renowned British flag cushion, tea pot, mugs and Hunter wellies.
In recent months, it has been cool to be British and we’re more proud of our nationality. I love British design, and when I get my own place, it’s going to be a melting pot of both cultures… If you’re coming to visit in the future, expect to be exporting lots of things over for me!
So what did I do for the Jubilee? I raised the bunting and we had a typically Colombian family asado in the finca. Perfecto!