Lost in the Pond: 5 Differences Between British and American Television


Though both the United States and Great Britain have seen a steady decline in TV viewership in the age of digital media, there are, nonetheless, some very notable differences between the two countries' television practices, standards and traditions. … [Read more...]

Dispatches from England: Travelogue – Exploring the Imperial War Museum Duxford


As the last remaining veterans of World War I and World War II pass on, it seems to be a period of history that we’re still grasping to wrap our heads around. If you have an interest in the “Imperial Wars,” then you’ll want to plan visits to the … [Read more...]

British Landscapes Photography: England Coast Path – Ten Steps Closer

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Despite being announced in 2008 the England Coast Path still only has one section officially open and that was just over twelve months ago between Portland and Lulworth Cove in Dorset, (including Dancing Ledge shown below). Even that apart from some … [Read more...]

Lost in the Pond: Why Fans of the Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright Films Need to Check Out The TV Show That Started It All

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For the better part of 9 years, the creative team of Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have brought eager film audiences new installments of what is now known as the Cornetto Trilogy - Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and the latest installment, The World's … [Read more...]

Lost in the Pond: 5 Ways The United States is Becoming Anglicized


It has often been said, with the influx of certain fast-food giants, Hollywood blockbusters and words like awesome, that Great Britain is becoming more and more Americanized. However, what is often overlooked is that this is also happening in … [Read more...]

Lost in the Pond: 5 Unexpected Similarities Between Britain and the United States


Disclaimer: this article contains wild stereotyping. I spend so much time talking about the differences between Britain and the United States that I sometimes forget that, underneath all of the national pride, there are, in fact, a welcome - if … [Read more...]

Lost in the Pond: 4 British Actors/Actresses Who Really Nail an American Accent

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Every now and then, actors from either side of The Pond will make us cringe with what are, frankly, terrible attempts at an accent. Whether it is Sean Connery in The Untouchables or Dick van Dyke in Mary Poppins, British and American actors often get … [Read more...]