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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 24th, 2012
Hey, everyone has a clumsy moment from time to time. And sometimes the only way to put that moment right is to call your insurers.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 22nd, 2012
In a forgotten corner of England’s green and (mostly) pleasant land — sure as the sun rises over the cricket pitch and the flies buzz around the damp thatch atop the old Post Office — some retired Colonel in the home ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on October 15th, 2012
London black cabs will never lose their allure. The ride can be a bit pricey, but when you’re traveling in Britain’s capital, it’s nice to treat yourself. You definitely are traveling in style.
It’s not 100 percent known how cockney rhyming slang — the replacement of a common word with a rhyming phrase — came about, but it’s typically thought that the tricky word play was a type of code amongst groups of people in 19th ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 1st, 2012
Over the 50 years since James Bond first stalked that bloody circle at the beginning of Dr No, many, many actors have been considered for the role. Some have been dismissed by producers, some have ruled themselves out due to concerns ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 28th, 2012
Let’s start with the classic, the one everyone knows:
1: Spotted Dick
Say what you like about the boutique magpie retro of Oasis’s recording career, but you can’t deny that in Liam Gallagher they boasted one of the best singers the UK has produced since… always. A snarling mongrel mix of ...
Is it appropriate to wish Roger Waters a happy birthday? He never seemed like the type to enjoy those kind of well-meant, banal good wishes.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 4th, 2012
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 27th, 2012
You can’t beat riding on top of the London double decker bus. That made us think, what other cool uses are there for the iconic red bus?