The following is a guest post. Christmas crackers are a fixture on every Christmas dinner table in Britain. But have you ever stopped to consider why?
The following is a guest post. When is a pub not a pub? When it’s a bar.
The following is a guest post. The architecture of home is a funny thing. As we near the holiday season, (and I am choosing to ignore the fact that Christmas decorations began to appear in stores in the States in October…), the idea of home seemingly infiltrates everything.
The following is a guest post. Have you heard? The surviving members of Monty Python are reuniting!
The following is a guest post. If you haven’t yet thought about festive gift-giving, we’re fast approaching the time when you’ll need to get your Santa act together. And if socks and a bottle of wine feel too predictable this year, you might take inspiration from some unusual gifts from British history.
The following is a guest post. We had our first snow in Kentucky last week – which makes me very thankful for hot tea, warm blankets and a cozy house. Well – cozy enough under the blankets, a dog on my lap and a mug of tea at hand. My historic house is charming in […]
The following is a guest post. When my mum comes to visit from England we often get to work in the kitchen and try out some new recipes, and often we make something not so new. On her most recent visit we decided on something completely traditional – a Victoria Sponge.
The following is a guest post. A cup of tea, served hot or iced, delights drinkers whether brewed morning, noon, or night. While enjoyable at any time of day, British history has claimed the world’s most popular beverage for the afternoon.
The following is a guest post. While I don’t live in Kirkwall, I have visited on holiday, and enjoyed the town very much. It isn’t easy to get to, being on the Orkneys in the North Sea, but it is well worth a trip, and there are so many things to do in the town […]