All you wine lovers head on over to various places in England to take part in the English Wine Week! It actually started on the 24th of May and will end on the 1st of June, so you have several days left to enjoy the festivities of the English Wine Week. What can you, Read More

For many city dwellers, stress is a part of life. Londoners are not exempt from this – perhaps they are even more stressed than people in other cities. Yet for all the stress that is present in one’s city life, there is always something that one can do to de-stress. We all do it, Read More

The government is launching an advertising campaign that is aimed at improving the awareness of older drinkers with regard to the potential problems of over drinking. The people of the UK are known for loving their drink. With the pub culture being big in Britain, this comes as no surprise. Yet what does the, Read More

In the Britain, as is in many countries with 4 seasons, certain food is only available at certain times of the year. May is a very good time to entertain friends as it is well into spring and summer is starting to make itself felt as well. More so, the food in season in, Read More

Take a step back in time and imagine children and other people having to clean chimneys – they were called sweeps back then. As you can imagine, it was a hard and dirty job. Yet those people found time to enjoy themselves as each year, they would have a festival to enjoy themselves. This, Read More

In the previous post, we took a look at the two most powerful people in British culture. The list that The Telegraph presented actually contains a hundred people! Now let us take a look at some of the more popular names in this list (popular in terms of the rest of the world, that, Read More

In every country, there are those who are considered the most influential. The UK is no exception. Early in April, The Telegraph released a list of the 100 Most Powerful People in British Culture. Let’s take a look at some of them. Nicholas Hytner gets the top spot. For those who are not familiar, Read More

Guy who what? Strangers to British culture might very well have that reaction – I know a couple who said exactly that. Well, Guy Fawkes Night is a night of celebration traditional to the United Kingdom. It is also called Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, and Fireworks Night – more common terms used for the, Read More