Articles Tagged 'England'

Chethams Library Is The Oldest Public Library In The English Speaking World

10 Striking Structures We Want to Visit in Manchester, England

Home to Manchester United, Oasis, and the spot where Mr. Darcy emerged from a lake in Pride and Prejudice, oh, and not to forget the splitting of the atom and the building of the first computer, Manchester, England isn’t lacking in bragging rights, but it’s the architecture that’s pulling us in: 1. Chetham’s Library 2. The […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Mike Leigh and Terence Davies Films You Can View Online

Both critically acclaimed, British filmmakers Mike Leigh and Terence Davies, illustrate the human spirit in their narrative films, taking different cinematic approaches. Here are three films from each, which you can watch online: Mike Leigh 1. Happy-Go-Lucky In this breakthrough role, Sally Hawkins portrays Poppy, an eternally happy school teacher. She’s 30-years-old, single, loves her job, loves […]

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WATCH: American Wins Annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling Race

Kenny Rackers, 27, may have shocked friends and family in Colorado Springs, CO when he said he was going to travel 4,000 miles to Gloucester, England to compete in an annual cheese-rolling contest but … he won. We give Rackers credit for following his instincts and making this Anglophile adventure happen, with him saying, “I came […]

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Dating a British Man: The First Date

Dating a British Man is a ten-part series that will take you through the dating ups and downs, it can be considered a guide as what to do — or, what not to do — depending on how you look at it. Here are some tidbits based on my experiences dating British men from England, […]

World Cup 2010 Preview: England, USA, Slovenia, and Algeria

by Michael Cree Who will prevail in this transatlantic rivalry between England and the U.S.? Guest blogger Michael Cree reveals which team he thinks will come out on top. For more in-depth coverage of the World Cup, go to BBC.com/sport. – KW Group C England, USA, Slovenia, and Algeria For the first time in recent […]