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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Brit Humour: More British Problems That Are Both Hilarious and Some Baffling

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.

Brit Books: Mr. Darcy’s Guide to Courtship: The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen’s Most Eligible Bachelor

  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

Weird British Science: Selfie Addict, Woman Obsessed with Chips East Real Meal, 3D Printed Ears and More

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

Sunday Photo: A Lovely British Autumnal Scene For Your Desktop Wallpaper – Wales: Bala Lake and the Aran Hills in the Snowdonia National Park

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 Designs LIVE – Jane Austen and Spitfire Jack Returns for a Limited Time!

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

Guest Long Read: 10 Things to See and Do in Cardiff, Wales – Cardiff Trip Planning Guide

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

Great British Houses: Osborne House – Queen Victoria’s Great Seaside Retreat

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 John Lennon Was Born – He’d be 74 Today – What’s Your Favorite Lennon Song?

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 That London Feeling and Now Departing

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

Brit Book Reviews: London, Night and Day: A Guide to Where The Other Books Don’t Take You. illustrated by Osbert Lancaster

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

English Language: Why Brits and Americans Spell Differently Explained – Anglophenia Video

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.

Great Britons: Bess of Hardwick- The Woman Who’s Wealth Rivaled Queen Elizabeth the I

Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, popularly known as Bess of Hardwick, was a notable figure of 16th century Elizabethan English society. By a series of well-made marriages, she rose to the highest levels of English nobility and became enormously wealthy. Show More Summary

Harry Potter: The Entire 7 Book Saga Summarized in One Giant Comic

One of the pure joys of growing up when Harry Potter blew up, was reading through all the books. I’m very much looking forward to the day when I can start reading them to my kids. Until then, we found this really cool comic that summarizes...Show More Summary

Brit Telly: Mr Bean Returns – Sort of – In Series of Commercials for Snickers – Videos Inside

One of the first Brit Telly shows that I fell in love with as a child was Mr Bean, it really stoked my early Anglophilia. While there have been a series of terrible movies since the show ended in the 90’s, one misses Mr Bean on TV. His...Show More Summary

Video: Why Britain Uses Separate Hot and Cold Taps – It’s More Complicated Than You Think

Why don’t the British use mixer taps? This YouTuber talked about the British plug before, and how it’s a wonderful design: British plumbing, on the other hand, still leaves a lot to be desired. The post Video: Why Britain Uses Separate Hot and Cold Taps – It’s More Complicated Than You Think appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

Dispatches from England: Is Food Cheaper in the UK or the U.S.?

Let’s talk dollars and cents, shall we? One of the questions I’m most often asked is whether or not the cost of living is higher in the UK compared to the U.S. The very easy answer from my perspective is that it is definitely more expensive to live here in the UK. Show More Summary

Richard Curtis and the song that inspired the film “Notting Hill”

I’m one of those guys who prefers Richard Curtis’ TV work to his film work. Granted, “Four Weddings and a Funeral” may be funny, but it never reaches the heights that Blackadder, Bean, or even The Vicar of Dibley does. But somethingShow More Summary

Guest Long Read: Caledoniatopia – Top 10 Things to See and Do in Edinburgh Scotland for the History Buff

  Edinburgh is an outstanding city and my favorite place in Great Britain to visit. Perched on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, the capital of Scotland is filled with stunning views, fascinating history & architecture, friendly locals and unique attractions. Show More Summary

The One and Only Living Doll: Norfolk senior uses Cliff Richard mannequin to drive off criminals.

Cliff Richard is almost certainly the longest-lasting British rock star in history, having maintained a rock career since 1958’s “Move It.” He’s had at least 1 #1 hits in the UK for six consecutive decades, and, yet, for some reason,...Show More Summary

British Landscapes Photography: Loving the Lake District – England’s Largest National Park

The Lake District is a mountainous region in North West England being the largest National Park in England and Wales, and second largest in the British Isles. All the land in England higher than 3000 feet above sea level lies within it, including Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. Show More Summary

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