Category: flags

As you may know, I’m a bit of a flag fan. An amateur vexillologist, if you will. Therefore I’m always on the look out for any flag stories, and an absolute cracker occured recently in Manchester. The BBC reports that on Remembrance Sunday, Manchester City Council managed to fly a Union Flag, that was, well, …

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Posted on: November 14, 2013 | Author: Tom
Categories: flags

Last week, I gave a talk on flags at Ignite Liverpool 7. It’s an exciting format, with each speaker given 5 minutes and 20 slides to talk about whatever they want. The slides progress automatically every fifteen seconds, so you don’t have control and it’s very easy to lose your place. I can thoroughly recommend …

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Posted on: September 23, 2011 | Author: Tom
Categories: flags talks

The unveiling of a new national flag often signifies a dramatic change in world politics. It could relate to the birth of a new country (such as the recently independent Montenegro), or a country looking to move on from it’s dark past, for example Rwanda. Sadly, the recently adopted flag of Myanmar (Burma) appears to …

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Posted on: October 27, 2010 | Author: Tom
Categories: flags