The following is a guest post. Recently I was talking to my British friend about netball, that wonderful game we British school girls played during PE and in the school breaktime.
The following is a guest post. If there’s one thing the British can do with greater prolificacy than almost any other peoples, it is coining insults.
The following is a guest post. I love London. When I think about it I get all excited. There’s something dark and dangerous about London, in a Jack the Ripper and British history way; there is something hectic and buzzing about it, in a night out on the town in Soho and getting home on […]
The following is a guest post. Coco J. Ginger once wrote “When you miss someone… it’s weird… your body doesn’t function normally… as it should”. Missing a place feels exactly the same as missing someone and both are usually very frequently connected. Because I miss England and my people, my heart is bleeding and my […]
The following is a guest post. What’s in a name? After Smitten by Britain’s recent post about national comfort food Toad in the Hole, this seemed a great opportunity to explore some other British foods with strange names.
The following is a guest post. The thing that amuses me, as a Brit in the USA, is the response I get when I talk to Brits about the cultural differences between us Brits and Americans. Oooh, some things really get British knickers in a twist!
The following is a guest post. For many servants in grand English country houses, Christmas was a time of hard work but could also be the highlight of their year: perhaps the only occasion on which their loyal service would be acknowledged and rewarded.
I have so many fond childhood memories of Christmas in Britain, many of them filled with traditional British items like mince pies, Christmas crackers, presents under a twinkling tree and of course Christmas television.
Readers, proceed with caution! Here I attempt a run down, in no particular order, my favourite British sweets that are popular at Christmas.