The Pursuit of Pleasure
pursuit of pleasure
is a hard thing to define.
some people might go into raptures
about going in search of Sherlock Holmes or
photographing stone circles, others would far rather
stretch out on a beach or
spend a morning shopping.
you' re keen on
the arts, there'll always be plenty to do.
probably has more theatres for example per head of the population
country in the world.
also has some of the world's great art galleries.
the thousands of galleries and museums to be visited there are some, which contain
collections, like Scotland's museum of Childhood
culture on one side Britain also has plenty to offer the sports enthusiasts.
was after all
the birthplace of golf and of tennis.
it was Britain that gave the world cricket.
is a game, which visitors often seem to find baffling
one of the few in which the action is suspended midway
for everyone to have tea.
great British institution is the pub.
Apart from the pleasure of developing the taste for British ale served from the pump in pint glasses and at room temperature rather than chilled , the pub is a great place to meet local characters.
that most characteristically British creation: the seaside pier.
Pubs, shops, restaurants, museums, castles, the coast, seeing the country for yourself; just touring around and making your own discoveries .