When I got married, I had a Shakespeare-themed wedding. The invites had a quote drawn on them (‘No sooner met but they looked; no sooner looked but they loved’); the cake had a quote iced on it (‘My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite’); and all the tables were named after [...]
Peter Jackson takes us on another delightfully angst-filled journey to Middle-Earth…
Taking the mickey out of each other is a national pastime in the U.K. Here’s a glossary of the most commonly used insults indigenous to the British Isles:
Historic castles are scattered all over Britain, from fortalices in the Scottish Highlands to battle-beaten castles in Northern Ireland, these regal bolt-holes were built over hundreds of years to defend borders and manage vast estates.
Thanks to everyone who entered my latest giveaway: Win a Tyrrell Katz London Prize Pack from The Bees Knees British Imports.
The Car Buying Service has done the research and put together this interesting Infographic on the 5 Worst Driving Habits in the UK.
Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past week, you know that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their eight month old son Prince George have been Down Under on a tour of New Zealand and Australia.
April 17th, 2014 is Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday in Britain. The holiday always falls on the Thursday before Easter and the day before Good Friday and is meant to commemorate Christ’s Last Supper and the Eucharist.
If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, the HBO television series based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice novels, you may have found yourself wondering about the many evocative settings featured in the show.
Two things are practically guaranteed to occur during the four-day Easter weekend in Britain: 1) It will rain heavily 2) The nation will consume enormous amounts of chocolate.
We are a mere two months away from the start of the 2014 World Cup football tournament. Media pressure is already on the England team to beat Italy in their opening match. Grumblings from the fans that England won’t get past the first stage of this tournament have already started.
Thank you to everyone who entered my last giveaway: Win a copy of Midsomer Murders: Village Case Files on DVD
48 – hours in gay Paree does not a happy marriage make – In Le Week-end, a British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.
“Hot cross buns, Hot cross buns, one a penny, two a penny . . .” we all know the old nursery rhyme about hot cross buns but have you ever made them? I did for the first time last year using a recipe from an old Good Housekeeping cookbook of my mum’s. And it was [...]
I was perusing the interesting article posted last week about attending grad school in England, detailing how it differentiates from American counterparts. I’d like to take this topic a bit further.