The following is a guest post. If you grew up in Britain in the 1970’s I can almost guarantee you are a fan of the Wombles, and hearing the iconic theme song to their show takes you back to being a child again. It certainly does for me.
Whitby, the picturesque fishing town perfectly positioned on Yorkshire’s Eastern coast and dissected by the River Esk, has to be one of the most beautiful spots in all of England.
The following is a guest post. Words too familiar, or too remote, defeat the purpose of a poet. From those sounds which we hear on small or on coarse occasions, we do not easily receive strong impressions, or delightful images; and words to which we are nearly strangers, whenever they occur, draw that attention on […]
The following is a guest post. I am sure that most of you reading this are familiar with Winnie the Pooh; whether from the original books or the Disney re-invention of him. But did you know that this fictional bear is actually based on a real bear? If not, read on.
It is no mystery that when you hear the name Agatha Christie your imagination conjures up quirky English characters, in the most glorious of English settings, and of course a murder or two.
When asked what my favorite novel is, I invariably include Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights in my top ten, and often even at the top of my list. This has surprised some, but I stand my ground. To me it is one of the greatest love stories ever told, and a story that even transcends death.
The following is a guest post. Britain has produced many of the greatest writers of all time. Most might argue that William Shakespeare top the list as the greatest of them all, but with all due respect to the Bard, in my opinion that honor goes to another: Charles Dickens.
The following is a guest post. This Halloween horror story is excerpted from Haunted Cotswolds (The History Press) and is one of the many spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls and the undead, that have been gathered for this book from every corner of the Cotswolds revealing, in heart stopping detail, this region’s unexplained events and […]
The following is a guest post. (*SPOILER ALERT*) Hello Anglophiles! So, it was NOT a bad dream, after all. Helen Fielding really DID write, “Mad About The Boy” the third installment in the Bridget Jones saga