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Biscuit Rolling from Barnsley

This excerpt is from the book 40 Humourous British Traditions

In the UK there are many contests involving the humble biscuit, ranging from building competitions to throwing events. 243 more words


Mr. Fratto Becomes the Doctor

I don’t really know much about Dr. Who.  I mean, I’ve seen it a handful of times.  I understand what a TARDIS is and that there’s always a “companion” around.   41 more words

Childrens Art

Mr. Bean, Johnny English & Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson, better known as Mr. Bean is possibly the last great clown. He’s not as well-known these days as he was 10 to 15 years ago when his British TV show Mr. 528 more words


"So, Anyway..." by John Cleese

This autobiography was recommended to me by someone who is much better informed about comedy than I am! But we agree that John Cleese is one of the funniest people on the planet. 220 more words

Celebrity Squares

Adolf Hitler is, for me, ancient history, while Churchill is almost pinchable. Why the distinction regarding two implacable foes, the height of whose infamy and fame coincided exactly? 647 more words

International Tax

Book Review: A Surrey State of Affairs by Ceri Radford

The publicists at Author Exposure provided me with an advanced reader copy of A Surrey State of Affairs by Ceri Radford after I chose it from a selection of over fifty other titles.  485 more words

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