As the latest adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic stories, the BBC series Sherlock has put a new spin on the old tales and a new face to Sherlock Holmes in the form of Benedict Cumberbatch. London plays such a big part in the series that you’d think it was all filmed in the […]
I am a list maker. I am also a loser of lists I have made, which means I frequently bite my lip in frustration and fumble to recreate said list, but that’s another story.
Living in the USA has made me more aware of my love for British comedy.
In the minds of most British foodies, ‘custard’ is almost inseparable from ‘tart’. Our ancestors thought so too, as the word custard is derived from the French croustade, meaning a kind of pie.
About a Boy started as a novel written by one of my favorite British authors, Nick Hornby. Like many of Hornby’s stories, About a Boy was adapted for the big screen into a delightful film starring Hugh Grant, Toni Collette and Rachel Weisz.
Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus! Happy Saint David’s Day! Today, all around the world, the Welsh are proudly celebrating the feast day of St. David, the patron saint of Wales.
In the United kingdom if you own a television set you are required by law to purchase an annual licence to watch it. This befuddles many foreigners, and is indeed a tad controversial in Britain also, but it looks like it is here to stay.
The following is a guest post. Warning: Recipe for incredibly moreish treat below!
Spoiler Alert: This post includes spoilers for the series that just aired on PBS.