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The family home of Sir Winston Churchill for most of his adult life, Chartwell is a museum and shrine to the man who led Great Britain to victory during the Second World War. Now a National Trust property, Chartwell is an understated...Show More Summary
Every place on Earth has certain species you won’t find anywhere else. While it might seem that there aren’t a lot of interesting animals in the UK, the truth is much different from that. There are many interesting native species in Britain, some very rare indeed. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago Ellen Hawley wrote a fantastic guide to driving in Britain and she has graciously followed that up with another driving related guide – this time a guide to Britain’s roads. Britain’s roads come in four...Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking may be the closest thing the physics world has to a rock star, writing a few best-selling books that lots of people buy but few people actually read, has made guest appearances on shows like The Simpsons and Star Trek, and has even recorded two songs with Pink Floyd. Show More Summary
Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Key Facts about Alexander Graham Bell Born 1847 – died 1922 Invented the telephone...Show More Summary
Still the longest reigning monarch at 63 years (though Queen Elizabeth II should catch her in 2015), Queen Victoria presided over one of the longest and most successful eras of British history. The Victorian era was one of massive changes, including industrial, social, philosophical, and technological transformations. Show More Summary
Our friends over at Lynott Tours are offering up the chance to win a three night stay in Scotland. Please note: this contest requires the use of Facebook. Here are the prize details: We’re celebrating Scotland this month with so much news about St. Show More Summary
My husband and I recently attended a dinner party at someone’s home, and it was set up as a murder mystery dinner. The characters we played were English, and so we spent the evening speaking in our best English accents among a bunchShow More Summary
Yet another Beatle guitar has been put up for auction. And, unlike the last one I covered, this one doesn’t even have much of an interesting history. A 1963 Gretsch 6120 owned by John Lennon will be auctioned off at Le Meridien Hotel in Piccadilly on November 23. Show More Summary
We thought this was fun and worth sharing (note: we did not make this). Source. The post Brit Humour: More British Problems That Are Both Hilarious and Some Baffling appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. In Mr. Darcy’s Guide to Courtship: The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen’s Most Eligible Bachelor, the prideful and pre-Elizabeth Mr. Show More Summary
Well, it’s October, and, since this is the month of Halloween, and Halloween is still too far away for a “Paranormal Britain” column, I think it’s time to do a column on the exact opposite of the paranormal: the scientific. Selfie Addict drifts into deep depression. Show More Summary
Here’s a lovely British Autumnal scene for you. This shot features Bala Lake and the Aran Hills in the Snowdonia National Park in Wales. Beautiful! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL SIZED VERSION. Photo from Visit Britain Images. The post...Show More Summary
Anglotees Alert! New Design LIVE – Jane Austen – Our tribute to one of Britain’s greatest novelists She may have only written 6 novels, but they’re some of the best novels ever written and a tribute to the English language. This t-shirt is a tribute to her. Show More Summary
Travel agents call it the “dozy“, boring capital of Wales, but there is much more to Cardiff than you might expect. Most people know Cardiff as the home of Doctor Who and as a location used to stand-in for London in Sherlock and other...Show More Summary
The treasured houses of England are widely populated by visitors every year. Any glimpse of a royal artifact or architectural design common from an ancient era entices the attention of many. One house in particular that has a long standing name on the stately house scene is Osborne House. Show More Summary
On this day in 1940, former Beatle John Lennon was born in England. If he was still alive, he’d be 74 today. What’s your favorite John Lennon song? The post On This Day in 1940 John Lennon Was Born – He’d be 74 Today – What’s Your Favorite Lennon Song? appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL – Just 24 Hours Left to Buy the That London Reprint and Now Departing. Wow, we can’t believe how popular the That London Feeling reprint has been! This is the last time we’ll be offering it this year, soShow More Summary
London, Night and Day: A Guide to Where The Other Books Don’t Take You. illustrated by Osbert Lancaster I brought this book with me to read on the plane to this year’s vacation destination, which was a little sadisitic since it was the guide to the vacation I really wish I had been embarking on. Show More Summary
Why did Americans drop the “u” from British words like “humour” and “behaviour”? What about “theater” vs. “theatre?” Siobhan Thompson from Anglophenia explains the spelling divide between our nations. The post English Language: Why Brits and Americans Spell Differently Explained – Anglophenia Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.