Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

27/2/2012

The very selfless heroism of Captain Oates

Britain, it is often said, is a country inured to defeat. No one is better at failure. We don’t just tolerate non-success. We revel in it.

When our sporting teams fall short, we simply shrug and ask each other: ‘What did you expect?’ When we produce a 24-carat loser like ski jumper Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards, we positively rejoice in his ineptitude. for more click here

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