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Originally posted by MickeyDee
Why on earth did we Brits decide to inhabit the British isles. The British empire was massive and we could have had just about anywhere in the world to live so why did we stay here? We may be an island fortress but so is Australia. Why oh why didnt we choose somewhere like India where its nice and warm and full of tea???
but 'us' being on the British Isles is due to its brilliant location