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|Archived Since:||August 30, 2008|
With only a few weeks to go until the festival’s door’s open, Emily Eavis has announced the acts on each major stage of this year’s festival. One interesting surprise is that Damon Albarn will be performing at the festival this year, just not with Blur, but with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians. Show More Summary
Pink Floyd once said that money is a gas, the Beatles said that it can’t buy love, and others have said that it’s what makes the world go ’round. British money pre-decimal gets a bit confusing, with many different types of coins representing...Show More Summary
We share several images of England and London throughout the week on our Instagram feed. Here’s a summary of the last week’s worth of photos so readers of the blog can also see them. Feel free to follow us on Instagram @anglotopia. We’re...Show More Summary
Except for Radiohead’s new album, astonishingly little has been happening in the music world. And so, I’ve decided to do what I would normally do in such a situation: come up with a new column. Here I’ve decided to try and introduceShow More Summary
I’ve fully accepted that the show Top Gear as we knew it is now dead. Admittedly the show was flagging under its own format long before the Clarkson Incident last year and it was time for something new. But the new show doesn’t seemShow More Summary
This week over at Anglotees.com we have a beautiful new design from Malcolm Watson called This Sceptred Isle. We also have a new design dedicated to Scotland this week. Both designs are available for 1 week only! CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW!!! The post Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – This Sceptred Isle and Scotland Rules! appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Today is a very special day for Anglotopia. On this day in 2007 we registered the domain Anglotopia.net and this website was born. We’ve changed quite a bit over the years and we can hardly believe it’s our 9th Birthday. To Celebrate...Show More Summary
When I told Dad about the “Stairway to Heaven” article I wrote last month, he was astonished that the lawsuit I wrote about two years ago was STILL going on. I’m sure a lot of readers had similar reactions. There had been some reports...Show More Summary
Your favourite British host, Laurence Brown, reveals 11 American states that are bigger than England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland combined. But which ones made the list? The post Lost in the Pond: 11 American States that Are Larger than the UK appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Before Kiera Knightly, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, and Parminder Nagra became well-known, they all starred in 2002’s Bend It Like Beckham. It was a movie with many layers, but ultimately a theme about defying society expectations, whether...Show More Summary
This week over at Anglotees, we have two great new designs. First up is a new tribute to Tea – Make Tea, Not War. Is there anything a good cuppa can’t solve? Our second design is a lovely new design dedicated to London called London Time. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW!!! The post Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Make Tea, Not War and London Time appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
“Why on Earth are you going to Lichfield?” Asked the check-in clerk at the airport when we arrived to fly to the UK. She was from Birmingham and couldn’t quite figure out why a couple of Americans were flying across the ocean to stay...Show More Summary
This is an exciting day for us. For 3 years, Nicole Wiltrout wrote her Dispatches from England for Anglotopia and she gave us a fascinating insight into living in the UK. Now that she’s moved home, we have compiled her articles into a beautiful new print book. Show More Summary
I love driving in Britain. It’s probably my most favorite thing to do when we travel there. I’m in my Anglophile Zen Place with Classic FM on the radio, driving down English country lanes. Our recent trip was spent mostly in the car (this is not a complaint). Show More Summary
At a recent gig in Buenos Aires, Paul McCartney spotted a 10-year-old girl asking him to sign her doll. He did her one better and invited Leila LaCasse and her mother Mariana on stage, but, after he asked if she wanted him to sign her...Show More Summary
Whether as a part of Arthurian Legend or operating in his own adventures, the figure of the wizard Merlin is one that has propagated through English myth for centuries. Possibly one of the earliest figures from which Merlin derivesShow More Summary
We just wanted to give a quick update on the status of shipments of the second issue of the Anglotopia Magazine. We’re getting emails daily asking where it is. The quick answer is, they’re on the way. Most of them were finished being shipped out today. Show More Summary
The second official trailer has been released for The BFG, the upcoming Steven Spielberg adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story about The Big Friendly Giant. It’s looks magical and I’m very happy to see that it hasn’t been Americanized. Show More Summary
A part of the continuing celebrations of HM The Queen’s 90th birthday (there was a big concert in Windsor last night), Buckingham Palace has released 3 new previously unseen images from her childhood. Very cool to see! The post Elizabeth at 90: Previously Unseen Photos of Queen as a Child Released appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
The mythical King of England, Arthur from his earliest mentions in fiction has been a captivating figure. With the development of motion pictures at the beginning of the 20th Century, it’s only natural that King Arthur’s legend would...Show More Summary