“It’s as British as real ale, a pot of tea or even a bag of chips . . .”
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.
The following is a guest post. As soon as you see a red telephone box, you recognize it, and it usually conjures many thoughts in your head. If you are British, it takes you back to the days when they were plentiful, if you aren’t British it may remind you of a holiday to Britain […]
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. Few toys are as timeless as the Lego brick. The famous building toy has charmed young and old alike for more than half a century, with kits featuring everything from castles to spaceships. There’s truly something for everyone, including the Anglophile.
The following is a guest post. Perhaps you just know him as the perfectly dressed, impeccably spoken and rather dapper chap behind the Dyson vacuum cleaner commercials. But did you know he had years of rejection and struggling before he became the massive success he is today, and that his first commercial success was not […]
The following is a guest post. Over the years James Bond has been fortunate to have a smooth ride – starting with the now legendary DB5 from Aston Martin. However, once upon a time, Bond had to beg for his cars. The first Bond movies were made in the days before product placement.