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Cup of tea, anyone?

One of the English custom I like the most it’s the Afternoon Tea. It seems to have been invented by Anna the 7th Duchess of Bedford who is said to have complained of having “annoying tummy rumbling” in the afternoon… So she came up with the idea of keeping her hunger at bay having privately in her boudoir a light snack before dinner: while sipping tea she was nibbling mini pastries, scrummy pieces of cakes and finger sandwiches. 239 more words

London

Famous Artists Look Back on Their Graduate School Days

Ever wonder what a famous artist’s graduate school work looked like? Before they hit it big? The Guardian asked some of the UK’s biggest art stars to reminisce on their MFA days, and recount the work of their final degree shows. 852 more words

Tracey Emin

Partick Thistle take the lead...

This time last week most people in the UK would only have been vaguely aware of Partick Thistle, a perennially under performing Scottish Premiership football club. 346 more words

Scary Sports Mascots

This has to be one of the scariest mascots ever created – unless you know different of course.

Sports

The Thistle and the Bee

Today’s post comes from the thrilling (?) world of international football aka soccer   Although, to American eyes, soccer sometimes seems to lack critical elements of sport (excitement, skill, scoring, and so forth), it definitely has the most important thing: wacky mascots!  331 more words

Art

David Shrigley at Sketch

I still think about this meal now, everything from the food to the bathrooms where amazing. After seeing numerous posts on Tumblr of this baby pink decorated restaurant I finally looked into what and where it actually was, thinking it would be some back street french restaurant with invite only access I was lucky to find out it was only in London on Conduit Street which is just off Regent street. 549 more words