• R.I.P. Willow – The Queen’s last Royal Corgi passes at 14.

    R.I.P. Willow – The Queen’s last Royal Corgi passes at 14.

    Willow, the last in a long line of royal corgis died earlier this week after a lengthy battle with a cancer-related illness. Willow’s passing signals the end of the monarch’s long-standing tradition and marks the first time Her Majesty has not had a corgi in her household since World War II. At 91, The Queen is […]

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  • PBS to get the British Baking Show band back together for an Easter Masterclass!

    PBS to get the British Baking Show band back together for an Easter Masterclass!

    Attention foodies! It’s time to preheat your ovens as PBS stations across the U.S. turn their collective mind palaces to the Easter weekend and bring you The Great British Baking Show — Easter Masterclass. The former Great British Bake Off judging duo of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood showcase some of their favorite Easter recipes. In a step-by-step guide, Mary […]

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  • 21 years later, Sir Richard/Ringo joins Sir Paul in Buckingham Palace ceremony

    21 years later, Sir Richard/Ringo joins Sir Paul in Buckingham Palace ceremony

    On January 2nd, 2018 during the Queen’s New Years Honours List reveal, it was confirmed the Richard Starkey, a.k.a. Ringo Starr would be knighted. On Wednesday, Starr was finally able to join fellow Beatle Sir Paul McCartney in knighthood twenty-one years after McCartney was knighted in 1997. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted Starr at a ceremony […]

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  • Ultimate ‘house robot’, BBC2, triumphs over Sir Killalot and Matilda by axing ‘Robot Wars’.

    Ultimate ‘house robot’, BBC2, triumphs over Sir Killalot and Matilda by axing ‘Robot Wars’.

    Robot Wars, one of the greatest ‘guilty pleasure’ shows of all-time, has been axed by BBC2 after three series. I absolutely loved this show when it was originally broadcast with Craig Charles (Red Dwarf, Coronation Street) and Phillipa Forrester! Thankfully, I never saw the first series with former Top Gear host, Jeremy Clarkson, as the original presenter. No […]

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Aside from being recognized as the world’s foremost theoretical physicist/cosmologist, Stephen Hawking had two of the finest actors on Planet Earth portray him over the years. The first time the scientist was ever played on screen saw Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2004 BBC film Hawking with Eddie Redmayne following a decade later in the 2014 Oscar-winning film, […]

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  • Happy National Pi(e) Day, America!

    Happy National Pi(e) Day, America!

    The first pies appeared around 9500 BC in the Egyptian Neolithic period or New Stone Age. Whether you bake or cook or venture out, National Pie Day is, ultimately, about the enjoyment of eating pie. One can never have enough pie be it American or British so, no matter where you are and whether you are a […]

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