I was dogsitting yesterday down in Enfield, in north London – watching our (former) hound at my in-laws, where he
Jane Austen died 200 years ago today: July 18, 1817. The Georgian and Regency novelist of relationships among the English
My wife is in Lisbon for a couple of days… I saw her off at the airport yesterday morning –
It’s another Sunday here in Hertfordshire, England. We went to church last night. As we left, this post began to
As you may have seen, CNN is caught up in a social media controversy. One of its reporters unmasked and
As we know, the 4th of July is about celebrating the 1776 U.S. Declaration of Independence from the British Empire.
Happy U.S. Independence . . . weekend! Future U.S. president John Adams, who had persuaded the younger and largely unknown
On Wednesday evening, we saw Adele at London’s Wembley Stadium. En route there, our Metropolitan line train was the most
If we are new to a blog that has been around for years, we may perhaps feel we have turned
It’s rare that we have a chance to hear what a stranger, viewing us from a distance, thinks we are.