Tag Archives: britain

The Wisdom of Nelson Mandela

For the Brexit vote, our vote, for today, tomorrow and on, this quote seems fitting. Advertisements

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Have an Eggy Easter

As many of you know, I HEART EGGS, so it should come to no surprise these egg cups are on my Easter list (if there is such a thing). Aren’t these darling? Just add toasted soldiers! See more British-made gift ideas … Continue reading

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Getting Around Britain Through the Eyes of LEGO

From the London Eye to capturing a beach sunset in a seaside town, everything is awesome through the lens of LEGOgrapher, Andrew Whyte (and his trusted mini figure). I LOVE this series! Enjoy more of his work here.

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The $6000 Proposition

Have you heard? There’s a new bold-priced smartphone in town… but is it worth it? The British-designed Vertu Constellation is encased in titanium with a sapphire screen, autographed by its craftsman, and its “users can make secure calls and send encrypted … Continue reading

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English Countryside Hotels & Cottages

After reading a feature by Tablet on English country-style hotels, I reminisced about our family holiday in England. I am partial to the Cumbria area as that is where my husband is from and where some of his family still … Continue reading

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Murray Makes History

A proud day for the Brit in our home (and all of us who love him). { Image from Fred Perry Tennis. }

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Holly Golightly’s Breakfast

One of my favorite artists, Joël Penkman, has just released another masterpiece from his fictional food series, a limited edition giclée print: Holly Golightly’s breakfast, Milk-Plus, and Edmund’s Turkish delight (soon to be hanging on one of my walls). The … Continue reading

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