The following is a guest post. When many consider Britain, one of the images they conjure up is a perfect, vibrant garden. And they conjure up along with it thoughts of romance, late sunsets, afternoon teas, bumble bees and energetic brightly colored butterflies flitting around.
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.
Scotland is surely one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It also has a long and often bloody history.
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.
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.
Oliver Cromwell spent forty years of his life in relative obscurity, before events accumulated to make him one of the most memorable (and controversial) figures in British history. Here is a very brief account of how he forever changed the path of British history, warts and all.
The following is a guest post. Do you believe in ghosts? Britain has a well-deserved reputation of being the most haunted country in the world. On more than one occasion I have taken a skeptic American back to the land of my birth and visited places on this list and, on each and every occasion, […]
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. To this very day one of my favorite comfort foods is Toad in the Hole. It takes me back to the school dinners I was served when I was in short trousers, in Birmingham, England in the early 1970’s.