Friday, 20 April 2007

By George, it's time to raise the flag!

It is not often that the Church's house journal and the publicans' bible is of one voice but this week the two disparate lobbies have agreed that the time has come to honour our most famous dragon-slayer.

"The patron saint of England should be rebranded and St George's Day should become a national day to celebrate the tradition of dissent," says a report in the Church of England newspaper. "Licensees are asked to ring their bell at 10.45pm on April 23 and ask customers to raise their glasses in a grand toast to St George," reports the Morning Advertiser. Read more

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