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In some ways it is hard to believe it’s been over six months since my family moved to England. We’ve adjusted fairly well. My sons are both settled into school and nursery. Our house is really comfortable for us, and driving no longer makes me a nervous wreck. Show More Summary
If you’ve ever seen James Cameron’s Titanic, you may remember the scene where, as the ship is sinking and the survivors are getting into the last lifeboats, the band on the Titanic decides to forego survival, and play “Nearer, My God,...Show More Summary
It’s our thanksgiving episode, so we talk about how to deep fry a turkey without destroying your house. Then Johnson opens some overpriced gifts from the UK, and we get a letter from a listener in Iran. As if that wasn’t enough, Kurt...Show More Summary
During the 5 years I have resided in the United States, I have had the good fortune of occasionally crafting professional acting roles within the theater. One favorite pastime among young American actors, at least those in the company of British thespians such as myself, is attempting some form of British accent. Show More Summary
Last week here in the UK was National Tree Week and it gave me the idea for this post. Rather than show trees in all their glory in full leaf I have found in my portfolio some images which show trees at different stages of there lives. We start on Bridestones Moor in the North […] The post British Landscapes Photographby: Great British Trees appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
It all started with a tweet. Co-creator and elder Holmes brother Mark Gatiss unleashed this tidbit of news upon the world in his typical cryptic fashion, and as strange as the request might seem, fans were eager to gather any new information they could after almost two years of near silence on the Sherlock front. Show More Summary
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill was born on this day in 1874. The picture above is of the room at Blenheim Palace in which he was born. We had the chance to visit Blenheim Palace last year and it’s well worth a visit. In one day, you can see the room where we has born and also […] The post Sir Winston Churchill Born on this Date appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Who knew the Heir could sing! The Duke of Cambridge stunned guests at a charity event as he joined Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on stage for an impromptu rendition of Livin’ On A Prayer. The trio were the main attraction at the Winter...Show More Summary
From 1968 to 1998, Christine McVie was the keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac. Eventually, though she performed on two tracks on Fleetwood Mac’s 2003 album (more a glorified Lindsey Buckingham solo record), it took until September of this...Show More Summary
After 50 years, The Doctor finally had his day and what a day it was! After the record-breaking global broadcast, the ESW crew celebrated the 50th anniversary with an event co-hosted with TimeGate Convention, Doctor Who: The Forgotten Doctor and DragonCon British Media Track. Show More Summary
Cost Plus World Market is offering up the chance to win a Downton Themed trip to Britain – including a visit to where they film Downton – Highclere Castle. Here are the prize details: GRAND PRIZE (1): A trip for winner and one (1) guest to London, England. Show More Summary
Let’s talk about country music. There may be no other form of music that’s hinged on the interactions of so many other cultures; in the instrumentation alone, it’s got mandolins from Italians, fiddles from the Irish, banjos from Africa,...Show More Summary
I’m coming up on my 6-month anniversary of our move to England. I laugh now at some of the most basic things that confused me when we first moved here, and yet I still find myself puzzled by certain cultural differences. I thought it...Show More Summary
Ian McNeise (Bert Large) and Joe Absolom (Al Large) of the hit British drama Doc Martin were in Boston recently to promote series six of the show. They were kind enough to give Anglotopia a few minutes of their time and we chattedShow More Summary
At the end of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special this past Saturday, the BBC released the first teaser for Sherlock Series 3. Cannot wait! The post Sherlock: First Proper Preview Trailer for Series 3 Released appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Speaking from the playhouse Theatre in London which is the current home of Spamalot the musical the five surviving members Of Monty Python John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Terry Jones conducted a press conference of chaos and laughter regarding the news of the British comedy troupe’s upcoming reunion. Show More Summary
Well, it’s been difficult trying to choose a topic for my fortnightly Weird News column, whether I should cover some of the food-related items in my queue or if I should do a whole column devoted to stories that happened “Oop North,” so, I’ve just decided to do some pop culture related news. Show More Summary
We love this beautiful timelapse video of Manchester by Paul Richardson. From the video description: Even after living here for 21 years, Manchester is still my favourite city. I wanted to capture the dynamic nature of the city, and knew that timelapse would be the perfect medium. Show More Summary
The last few articles we have written have been all about our plans during the London portion of our trip. Now, it’s time to move on to the rest of the trip. Catch up on all the trip plans here. One of the things I’m looking forwardShow More Summary
Well, I guess it’s about time to do the latest Gallagher Brothers Scandal Sheet. It’s been two months, and, for the first one, not much related to Oasis happened. Sure, Beady Eye did a concert without Gem Archer, and Noel bitched about how Radio 1 won’t play his new favourite bands. Show More Summary