Happy Thanksgiving Day – “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens” Abraham Lincoln
Vintage Thanksgiving

Chatting with my American friend yesterday on the ritual of Thanksgiving, I asked her if Goose was ever on the menu for Thanksgiving. She looked at me in bemusement, “Oh no, that’s very English, we don’t do Goose”. Curious I thought, given Thanksgiving is rooted in English tradition and Henry VIII, a man who sure knew how to celebrate – marriages and redefining the Church – would be perplexed at this denial of ancestry. Read More >

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