There's plenty to be thankful for in our beautiful country, however is an outsider's view seen through rose tinted glasses?

A few weeks ago I read a story written by an American expat in which she chronicled the things she loves about this country.

I have been thinking about it and feel it is worth commenting on as our own view from within can become somewhat jaded.

I'm afraid I'm not with her on her first one, jumping off things. I don't do heights to start with, let alone leaping from them. I can cope inside an aeroplane but put

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