Brit Language: Christmas Traditions and Customs Largely Unknown to Americans

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Last year, we had our own British Christmas complete with crackers, wassail, and Christmas pudding. I was so excited! I schemed, planned, and surfed the net for the just the right combo of food and fun. But alas, the wassail was ho-hum, no one was … [Read more...]

Royal Round Up 12-20-11: Don’t Shoot! Kate Lays Down Her Gun; Sandringham Stuffed; Harry the Hero

You'll Find No Sentimental Christmas Feelings Here! The Guardian's Tanya Gold zings it to the Royals with sarcastic alacrity. The royal family is embracing the global brand ethos with alacrity (and Catherine's big hair). So 2012 is to host the … [Read more...]