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  • Actress Geraldine McEwan
    British actress Geraldine McEwan dies at 82
    On Jan. 30, it was reported by theBBC that veteran television, film and stage actress Geraldine McEwan passed away at the age of 82. She was best known for portraying Miss Marple on "Agatha Christie's Marple" for almost six years,...
  • "Dateline" 01252015
    NBC 'Dateline' The British Government Spy who was 'The Mystery Man'
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen on Sunday evening at 7/6 p.m. The last episode on Jan. 25, 2015 was called, “The Mystery Man.” In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 6.74 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.2 million TV...
  • Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial
    Battle of New Orleans celebrates its bicentennial
    When American and British officials signed the Treaty of Ghent on December 24, 1814, the War of 1812 officially came to an end. Unfortunately, someone failed to notify General Andrew Jackson and his troops of that fact. The news did not actually...
  • "Highway of Tears" Lesley Smith
    'Highway of Tears' comes to U.S. 'Malibu International Film Festival' Dec. 6
    The documentary “Highway of Tears” has now reached the United States. It has been chosen as an official selection at the 15th annual “Malibu International Film Festival.” It will be the closing film on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014...
  • Lilting (feature film)
    Review: Lilting (feature film) alludes to a tale of weighing loss
    The film is written and directed by Cambodian-born British artist Hong Khaou. Urszula Pontikos won the award for cinematography for a dramatic film during the Sundance Film Festival this year (2014) for her work on Lilting.The melancholic and...
  • The British flag, Union Jack
    Britishisms for dummies: Part 2
    Cor blimey! It would seem that the Brits have a never ending supply of strange, eccentric, downright weird sayings and phrases that have left foreign peers scratching their heads in bemused confusion! The lingo can be quite useful at times,...
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    Britishisms for dummies!
    As a Brit living in the USA, it can be quite a challenge when trying to purvey meanings of phrases and words to Americans, often with hilarious misunderstandings. British regional sayings can also have us fellow Brits scratching our heads in...
  • The FIFA World Cup and Canada
    The FIFA World Cup and Canada
    From all the information we can gather, there appears to be a rather interesting “futbul” tournament going on right now that involves teams from 32 countries around the world.This big event, which takes place once every four years, is...
  • June Faire dancers
    Enjoy a bit of Britain with food, fun and entertainment at the June Faire
    All things British are celebrated at the June Faire at the British Home in Sierra Madre, Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission to the family-friendly festival is free.Celebrating “All Things British,” the annual...
  • "Mr. Selfridge" PBS 2014
    PBS 'Mr. Selfridge' Harry's friendship broken with Lady Mae Loxley
    “Mr. Selfridge” (PBS) can be seen each Sunday evening at 9/8 p.m. Last night's episode was called “2.7” which means season 2, episode 7. The overnight TV ratings are not available from the public broadcasting system....
  • Louis Tomlinson celebrates his birthday the day before Christmas
    Louis Tomlinson thanks fans for the birthday wishes: ‘Loads of love’
    One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson turned 22 on Tuesday and the fans noticed. The popular British band might be off for the holidays, but that didn’t matter. When it came to sharing a moment of happiness for the One Direction band member...
  • Golden Hill
    Little Old New York: fight at Golden Hill
    On January 19, 1770, half a decade before patriots acted upon independence, the Golden Hill area of New York City was the location for the popular Fly Market and also the scene of a skirmish between British soldiers and colonists.About 100 yards...
  • British soldiers march through the centre of Malmesbury, England
    British marine found guilty of murder in Afghanistan
    There has been a tragic case of arrogance and murder raised against a British marine for a killing in Afghanistan. Al Jazeera reported on Nov. 8, 2013, a British marine has been found guilty of murder in Afghanistan. On Friday a military court...
  • I Give It A Year
    DVD Review - I Give It A Year
    I Give It A Year (DVD Review)This British romantic comedy may have come from the producers behind Love Actually, but don’t expect the same earnest, saccharine sweet love story with this one. What I Give It A Year does promise is many more...
  • Indian Defense policy effects  Asia and  influences US Policy more than  they would like to admit.
    Indo-Pakistani War(1971) and What US Defense Policy Can Learn from the Past.
    IntroductionThe Indo- Pakistani War of 1971 signaled an apex of the post colonial region and cold war confrontation that would define place two nuclear powers ever close to the brink of mutual destruction. The conflict of 1971 centered on the...