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British Telly (and Movie) Lessons: At the Grocery Store

I realize I haven’t talked about things I’ve learned about the UK by watching British TV much lately which, of course, was the whole premise of this blog in the first place. 343 more words


And the Winner Is...

As a British soap opera newbie, last week I asked my readers to tell me which long-running serial I should watch. The people (all 31 or you) have spoken and with over 48 percent of the vote, … 196 more words

My Telly Voids

Black Forest Gateau with chocolate cherry mirror glaze (Gluten-free)

Black Forest Gateau

My current version of Black Forest Gateau, or “cake in drag” as Victoria Wood so deliciously put it, is way over-the-top for sure in terms of the adult flavours…..but I make no apologies for that, as it is an adult dessert cake! 1,097 more words

Afternoon Tea

Script List Mania!

Using scripts is a great way to practice correct intonation and emphasis with another victim, sorry, willing person. My daughter and I enjoy reading scripts together and she’s only 7, so there’s no age limit to it. 215 more words

The Inspirational History of Our Doris

Our Doris is released in less than two weeks and I disappeared two months ago ne’er to write a blog post to explain what is going on. 881 more words

Our Doris

My Comedy Hero

The Guardian asked me to write about my Comedy Hero & I chose Julie Walters… You can read what I said here or you can just watch Two Soups and make your day better.