Only Fools and Horses – We Salute You !

Only Fools and Horses – We Salute You !

Only Fools and Horses is set in Peckham in London, England. It follows the crazy business dealings of the Trotter brothers and their grandad for several series in the 80s. After the actor who played grandad, Lennard Pearce, died in 1984, he was replaced by Buster Merryfield who joined the cast as his long-lost brother, Uncle Albert. Viewers would join Del Boy and Rodney Trotter, and their continuous string of insane attempts to get rich by buying and selling damaged merchandise. Their entrepreneurial escapades will put them into contact with other colourful characters such as their friend and primary business competitor, Boycie, Del’s best friend – Trigger and Del’s girlfriend or “significant other,” Raquel.

This show is in the top tier of British comedy, having won wild acclaim by both faithful viewers and adoring critics alike. The show aired seven series from 1981 to 1991, rising to become one of the all-time most popular British shows. Its periodic Christmas specials that would air until 2003 were also very well received. In fact, its 1996 special still holds the record for most viewers for a British sitcom episode. It was called “Time on Our Hands” and featured the brothers finally attaining their dream of becoming millionaires.

Only Fools and Horses has some of the best and most memorable scenes anywhere. These are scenes that bear multiple repeat viewings and never get boring. These scenes were masterminded by famed writer, John Sullivan, who wrote all 64 episodes. In the process, he created several popular catchphrases, most notably “lovely jubbly.” Join the brothers are they encounter a whole host of situations like trying to pawn blow-up sex toys or attending a costume party as Batman and Robin. This second episode is especially loved. It features the brothers accidentally saving the city in various ways after their car breaks down on the way to the party, finally getting to the party only to find that the host has died.

It is considered a classic episode among fans. Join the cast as they live some of the most comedic-and occasionally dramatic-in British sitcom history. Live the years of joy already loved and cherished by millions the world over. Long live the greatest comedy ever! Hail the Union Jack!

5 Reasons Why People Love London Souvenirs

5 Reasons Why People Love London Souvenirs

Did you know ‘souvenir’ is a French word meaning remembrance or memory? Well the good news is that Union Jack Wear provide the best London souvenirs without having to leave the comfort of your armchair.

Souvenirs are keepsakes or mementos and can be anything that holds memories that are reminders of an enjoyable time spent at a particular place, in our case, the capital of England; London. Some folk proudly display their London souvenirs in their homes so that friends and family can admire them in all their glory and provoke conversation. Also, people buy souvenirs for family members and friends as a memento to show them that they were remembered while visiting the home town of the Queen.

London T-shirt Souvenir

People particularly love London t-shirt souvenir. They are popular and come in all sizes and colours. Some with long sleeves, hoods, curved necklines, and many designs to choose. One favourite of the London t-shirts souvenir has a British Flag and the London Red Bus on it. If you are creative, you can even create your own design. Cotton pyjama bottoms are available to make a set.

London Red Bus Tea Towel

The London Red Bus Tea Towel has several small pictures of buses on it, one has a picture of the London Red Bus coming down the street and another has a London Red Bus with the saying, “I’d rather be in London”.

London Teddy Bear Souvenir

A Teddy Bear Souvenir from London is also favourite. The bears are soft and cuddly, and one comes dressed in a royal guardsman’s attire. Another bear was made to look like Paddington Bear, a character from a book by Michael Bond. One London teddy bear souvenir has a smaller bear in a mug that has a London design on it.

London Souvenir Shopping Bag

On a London Souvenir Shopping Bag you will find a variety of designs such as the British Flag, the London Red Bus, and beautiful structures such as the Tower of London, the London Eye, and the London Tower Bridge.

I love London Dome Umbrella

Another favourite London Souvenir is the I love London Dome Umbrella, which is black with a white I, red heart, and white London. The umbrella is a nice size and can be put into a bag.