At my citizenship ceremony my (British) kids were shocked that I had to swear allegiance to the Queen - as those born here do not. Then again it was far more moving than I ever, ever thought it would be. Realising what others had gone through to get to that place was humbling.
But then I've just spent the weekend in nappy valley. Meeting a well know TV person who was shocked that we wanted to drive back to Hampshire was amusing. Yah.
Q : On a public holiday when much of the population want do travel do the trains run A1 : A normal service A2 : Sunday - less than a third of the trains - service A3 : Extra services to meet the demand