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London Notes Monty Python's 50th With 50 Foot Dead Parrot

It’s not dead, it’s restin’.

According to Fastcocreate.com -

To celebrate the achievements of the Monty Python crew, UKTV channel Gold–which will air the final performance of the reunion on Sunday–contracted with sculptor Iain Prendergast to create a 50-foot… 97 more words

Timesplitters 2 (PS2)

After the success of the first Timesplitters and the PS2 had more time since its release, another installment was created. It was bigger, better, sharper, and funnier. 389 more words

Cult Classic

Real Life Romance Is Better Than Fairy Tales

This past weekend I watched a British film called I Give It a Year which centered on a subject I’ve been pondering a lot lately: why some marriages/relationships last while others don’t.  1,673 more words

A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde: A review

Twenty-sixth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

Well of course, Oscar Wilde doesn’t need a stamp of approval. But I feel compelled to talk about his work because I don’t want anyone to miss the pleasure of reading him. 261 more words

130 Challenge

Hell's Gone to Hell It Seems

This weekend we seem to be on a bit of a roll with the classic British comedy and this contribution by Willowdot21 is utterly hilarious as we watch John Cleese aka Satan make a fundraising appeal for Hell. 46 more words

Just For Fun

Sunday Can Be Silly Too

It seems I’ve got a thing for Rowan Atkinson this weekend, although it isn’t hard to see why as his work is utterly hilarious.  This clip is a wonderful representation of British Private School attitude taken to extremes.   39 more words

Just For Fun

Love, Nina : a nanny writes home

From Catherine Given
Author:  Nina Stibbe
Title:  Love, Nina : a nanny writes home 
Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home is a fun book full of quirky British humor about a 20-year-old’s early 1980’s adventures as a nanny in London.  89 more words

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