I study and document historic buildings and their landscapes for a living – and part of that process involves telling the stories of the people that lived and worked in those spaces. These are important personal narratives, and help inform us about how everyday people used their buildings and shaped their surroundings.
The Film Fatales tell you whether there is magic in Woody Allen’s latest.
I’m a Brit who loves living in the USA! I’m very much an ex-jolly-hockey sticks Brit, who’s embraced the American lifestyle and to confirm this I now frequently don a cowboy hat and Daisy Dukes.
As autumn begins to descend summer activities are winding down and the kids have returned to school. You may find yourself with a bit more time on your hands or, like me, you’re just always looking for a telly fix.
The following is a guest post. We often discuss PBS and BBC America’s programming on this blog, but if you’re not watching Netflix or Hulu you’re missing out on a whole cache of shows that you’d not see otherwise.
The following is a guest post. A hot June day in the Secret Gardens of Winchelsea. Ideally, a day for a crisp cotton dress and a big hat, roses, scones and a cup of tea beneath a shady tree.
The following is a guest post. Over the centuries the rest of the world has bestowed upon the British people many a japing nickname (limey, pom, redcoat), but what do the Brits call themselves?
The following is a guest post. With the continued rise in popularity of family history television programmes like ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, and the programme then serving to be an enormous inspiration to so many people, more and more people are now jetting off (and having the most amazing time in the process) […]
Last week saw the accession of Felipe VI of Spain following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I after a 38 ½ year reign on the Spanish throne. With this development, combined with similar abdications in the Netherlands with Queen Beatrix, at the Vatican with Pope Benedict XVI, as well as with the King […]