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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Barbados: Little Britain

Scotland on Sunday: "IT'S hard to be grumpy in Barbados, but I managed it. So am I a spoiled, pesky individual who would find fault in paradise? No, genuinely no. I just got rather hacked off hearing the Caribbean island constantly referred to as Little England.
Not only are there plenty of physical similarities on the east coast of Barbados to Scotland (hence it's actually called the Scotland District), but when you delve into its history there are countless strong links to north of the border. And, as we a
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ll know, nothing – well few things – irritate a Scot more than being called English."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's actually known as 'BIM': Britain in Miniature. Not England. Not Scotland. Britain. If this is troubling you clearly do need to get a life.