Heather's Monthly Articles

British Picnics (recipes included)
August article

British Picnics (recipes included)

You have to make savories, desserts and good times outdoors while the sun shines.

Worm Charming
July article

Worm Charming

The successful practitioner of this skill will cultivate the ability to impersonate a mole.

The Origin of the Cardigan
June article

The Origin of the Cardigan

Maybe one or two are found in your wardrobe? Charles Dickens had a role in making its name known.

Garden Gnomes
May article

Garden Gnomes

The diminutive and enduring lawn ornaments, now available in many varieties, make a winning comeback to the British landscape.

U.K. TV License Fee
April article

U.K. TV License Fee

Britain has raised its mandatory fee for television watching, but bargain rates can be had for an interesting variety of reasons.

Wife-Carrying Competitions
March article

Wife-Carrying Competitions

File this one under "extreme marital bonding"?

The New Pound Coin
February Article

The New Pound Coin

How many Bob, thrupenny, sixpence or shilling are in a 12-sided new pound?!

The Queen and Sandringham
January article

The Queen and Sandringham

Her Majesty is recovering from a heavy cold at the beloved estate that has been privately held by her family since the reign of Queen Victoria.

British Christmas Dinner Recipes
December article

British Christmas Dinner Recipes

Preparing any of these mouth-watering classics will guarantee satisfied diners at your table this holiday season.

England's M25
November article

England's M25

The 30-year-old ring around London is known for heavy congestion, but fortunately there are many interesting places to stop along the way to help alleviate traffic frustration.

Gurning!
October article

Gurning!

Put your best "worst" face forward in one of England's most unusual competitions.

Team GB
September Article

Team GB

Athletes from the UK pulled in a record 67 medals at the Rio Olympics, finishing second overall in the final tally of nations. How did this happen?

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