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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Guest Post: Introducing Pelago Travel – A New Way to Share Delight in the Landscapes and Heritage of the British Isles

We set up Pelago because we’ve got an idea – a little old-fashioned, but perhaps worthy of a re-boot – that travel should be a force for good. We thought about this simple, powerful message after listening to some colleagues in America. Show More Summary

Thom Yorke to compose his first film soundtrack

As many of us know, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood has developed a side job of composing music for films, mostly those directed by Lynne Ramsay and his good friend Paul Thomas Anderson  (my second-favourite living filmmaker, who is finally making his first British film, last I heard entitled The Phantom Thread). Show More Summary

The Fiver – Five of the Oldest Archaeological Sites in Britain

Archaeology isn’t just about outrunning giant boulders, avoiding having your heart ripped out, and choosing the right grail.  It’s really about discovering ourselves by looking into the past and figuring out how previous generationsShow More Summary

Brit Telly News: Coronation Street Comes to BritBox – 24 Hours After Airing in the UK – USA Only

Great news fans of British Soap Operas, Coronation Stream is now streaming exclusively on BritBox, the USA only British TV streaming service that launched earlier this year. One of the biggest concerns potential customer had was that...Show More Summary

Liam Gallagher declares war on Gorillaz.

You know, despite the fact that Liam Gallagher’s new solo album, As You Were, will be coming soon, and the release of his first solo single “Not For Sale” scheduled for imminent release (and by this, I mean he’s been saying it will be coming out soon for a bit less than two months), he […] The post Liam Gallagher declares war on Gorillaz. appeared first on

Brit Movies: Absolutely Anything Trailer – New Simon Pegg Comedy

This looks fun. Simon Pegg comedies always have a way of making me laugh. This one doesn’t look wholly original, but it looks entertaining. About the movie: Neil Clarke, a disillusioned school teacher, suddenly finds he has the ability to do anything he wishes, a challenge bestowed upon him by power-crazed aliens. Show More Summary

Brit Travel: Handy Map Will Show You Which London Railway Station Goes to Which British City

I’ve seen this making the rounds on social media, so I thought it was worth sharing. This handy and colorful map will tell you which railway station goes to which part of Britain you want to go to. This is so incredibly useful as I’m always wondering what railway goes to which city. Show More Summary

Ten British Actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Britain is home to some of the world’s best actors, and with Marvel choosing to film some of its stories at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios, it’s only natural that they would draw from the country’s reserves of talented thespians.  Running...Show More Summary

Harry Styles unveils video for “Sign of the Times.”

Well, I suppose it took long enough for Harry Styles to release the video for his new song “Sign of the Times.” So, what does he do with this video? Does he create a montage of the more unfortunate aspects of the times we live in, likely...Show More Summary

Doctor Who: WHOlanta: A Convention Regenerated – Doctor Who Convention in Atlanta Report

Much like the Doctor himself, conventions can change over time.  For twelve years, the Doctor Who convention in Atlanta known as TimeGate has presented a mixture of Doctor Who and StarGate guests and programming, but as interest in StarGate...Show More Summary

Doctor Whooligan: Knock Knock Preview, Season 10 News, Tennant on Stage

The week has seen the momentum of Season 10 pick up after another interesting episode, Thin Ice. For me, it was a story that was a causal throwback to the classic era. It also cemented my acceptance of Bill as a really interesting companion. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: New Trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk Released – Video

A new trailer has been released for Dunkirk, opening in cinemas worldwide this July. This movie looks intense. And good. Can’t wait to see it! The post Brit Movies: New Trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk Released – Video appeared first on

Hotel Review: Hazlitt’s – The Best London Hotel We’ve Ever Stayed In

We want to introduce you to the best hotel we’ve ever stayed in, Hazlitt’s, located in London’s Soho neighborhood. In all of the years we’ve been traveling to London, we’ve never stayed in a hotel quite like Hazlitt’s. London is known...Show More Summary

A few Glastonbury 2017 quickies

Well, a couple news stories have come to pass about this year’s Glastonbury Festival, but nothing enough to fill an entire article, so I’ve decided to combine a few stories into one column. Haçienda Classical to open the Pyramid Stage. Show More Summary

Ten Interesting Facts about Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake is one of England’s best-known sailors.  He stole from the Spanish for Queen Elizabeth I, was the first person to complete a circumnavigation of the globe while remaining Captain from beginning to end, and even spent...Show More Summary

Brit Telly Streaming: What’s New on BritBox for May – Gardening Shows Galore!

It’s a new month and that means that British Telly Streaming Service BritBox has added a host of great new shows for your to binge this month. Here’s the info from BritBox: BritBox, the new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service...Show More Summary

Harry Styles announces Solo Tour

The first time I heard of Harry Styles’ new solo single “Sign of the Times,” it was when I discovered it had taken “Shape of You” off the top of the UK singles chart for the first time in a quarter of a year. Knowing what fellow One Directioner Zayn’s solo single “Pillow Talk” was […] The post Harry Styles announces Solo Tour appeared first on

Her Royal Cuteness: New Photograph Released of Princess Charlotte in Celebration of her Birthday

Princess Charlotte’s birthday is tomorrow and in celebration, the Royal Family have released a lovely new picture of her, taken last month by the Duchess of Cambridge. She is pictured at their Norfolk home Anmer Hall, wearing a yellow cardigan, decorated with images of sheep, while she sports a navy clip in her hair. Show More Summary

Brit Telly Streaming: What’s New on Acorn TV for May 2017

  Hailed as “Netflix for the Anglophile” (NPR), Acorn TV streams world-class TV from Britain and beyond, including dozens of exclusive shows like And Then There Were None, A Place to Call Home, The Brokenwood Mysteries, and 19-2; exclusive...Show More Summary

Great British Ruins – Carreg Cennen Castle in Wales

Britain is full of amazing castles that dot the landscape. Unfortunately, not all of them are in the best condition.  For various reasons, mostly due to the expensive cost of upkeep, they exist in various states of disrepair, some little...Show More Summary

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