Featured Destination

March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

Set against ...More
More Uk destinations

Quentin Blake
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Sidcup, Kent
Born on 16th of December 1932

Born 1932 - English artist, illustrator and teacher.

Studied at Downing College, Cambridge. Illustrated a wide range of children’s authors including Roald Dahl, Joan Aiken and Michael Rosen. His books include Mr Magnolia (1980) and Zagazoo (1998). Appointed Children’s Laureate in 1999.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Quentin Blake?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

5829 views since 13th February 2007

Brit Quote:
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it! - Charlie Chaplin
More Quotes

On this day:
Sacking of Berwick upon Tweed - 1296, End of the Crimean War - 1856, Airey Neave assasinated - 1979, John Major gets on his Soapbox - 1992, 1st Broadcast of Channel 5 - 1997, Queen Mother Dies - 2002
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages