The last few days have been tremendous in terms of British national identity. With the Jubilee celebrations, Union Jack flags have been displayed everywhere and ordinary folks for once, aren't fearful of displaying national pride. Our flag, for now, isn't the preserve of a few extremist nutters. That's the way it should be all the time and is one of the reasons that I love patriotic America.
It is an exciting time to be English. We have a tremendous Queen, an Olympic games that will hopefully showcase our nation well and an England football team that I think will do quite well at the European Championships.
Times are tough, much is wrong with our country but we are still an exceptional nation comprising of fundamentally decent people. I love my country.