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British Education: Where the Poshest Kids Attend School

The English have a reputation for creating formidable educational establishments that take children at a young age, educate and nurture them, and then set them loose on the world, ready to take over. The schools in this list count among ...

Read Like Bowie, Think Like Bowie: His 100 Favorite Books

Definitive lists are maddeningly attractive things, aren’t they? All you need is a premise, whether it’s the 100 Best Meals To Eat On A Train or 50 Things To Do After You Turn The Lights Out And Before You Actually Fall ...

Happy, Happy!: It’s a Big Week for British Birthdays

Grab a party hat and noisemaker, please, and join us.  Here at Anglophenia, we’re kicking off a new weekly feature running on Mondays in which we highlight the birthdays of well-known Brits.

The Brit List: Five Saint Georges For Saint George’s Day

Note: it’s Saint George’s Day today. He’s the patron saint of England, and his flag, the red cross on a white background, is the English flag (as opposed to the Union Flag, which incorporates Saint George’s, ...