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  • Woman in the UK punishes kitten in Microwave Oven
    Woman in the UK punishes kitten in microwave
    WARNING: THIS ARTICLE IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG READERSIn Yorkshire, UK, Laura Cunliffe, 23 put her kitten in a microwave for 5-minutes after believing it attacked her goldfish. Reportedly, the woman had planned to bury the kitten after what...
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    Downton Abbey 2013 tour of Highclere on sale soon (Video)
    Downton Abbey is everywhere, it seems. Winter doldrums have set in, making the perfect moment to plan a thrilling visit to the sights and scenery of Hampshire, where the series is based. Extend your trip to villages, stately homes and manor houses...
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    New book guides Tolkien fans to East Yorkshire
    May 1, 2012 - There are many places around the world that claim to be inspirational elements in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. Now, thanks to a new book titled, "Tolkien in East Yorkshire: 1917-1918," the...
  • Queen Victoria Rice Pudding
    The Food of Downton Abbey: Queen Victoria Rice Pudding
    This is not your typical rice pudding. This is rich, elegant and created with royalty in mind. Whereas as the poor and downtrodden would dessert with a rice pudding, theirs was not laden with heavy cream, fresh exotic spices and sprinkled...
  • Edwardian Leg of Lamb
    The Food of Downton Abbey: Edwardian Leg of Lamb
    According to lore, one of the cooks forKing Edwardcreated this recipe and it became so popular at dinner parties that soon it became a staple for the diningroom tables of all English aristocrats. Once you prepare this dish you will fully undertand...
  • Cheddar Cheese Soup
    The Food of Downton Abbey: Cheddar Cheese Soup
    Enjoy the food that celebrates the phenomenon which is Downton Abbey.Embrace theelegant dining of the Yorkshire estate of the Earl and Countess of Grantham and the dishes enjoyed by the Crawley family and their illustrated guests. It is the...
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    One day Anne Hathaway learned Leeds Yorkshire from Dales Yorkshire people
    Anne Hathaway, who is not a British actress, learned her "Leeds" Yorkshire accent from those who are. Specifically, The Telegraph reported August 23 that watching episodes of British soap Emmerdale helped Ms. Hathaway pin the accent down...
  • Yorkshire Gold leaves
    We Used to Have to Drink Yorkshire Gold out of a Rolled-Up Newspaper
    There is a piece of sketch comedy, not originally performed by Monty Python, but they do a good jobwith it. (One version of the script, from which this article's title is lifted, can be found here.) It is called "Four Yorkshiremen"....