• International Towel Day 2021 — The 20th anniversary of a day like any other day….or, not!

    International Towel Day 2021 — The 20th anniversary of a day like any other day….or, not!

    Earlier this month, H2G2 fans marked the 20th anniversary since the all-too-early passing of creator/writer, Douglas Adams. Festivities continue around the world throughout the month of May which will also mark also the 20th anniversary of the first Towel Day which took place just two weeks after Adams passed away from a heart attack on May 11, 2001. So you won’t have to have your Pangalactic gargle blaster all by yourself this year, there are numerous online virtual events that you can participate in across the globe.

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  • Remembering Peter Mayhew on May the Fourth, a.k.a. Star Wars Day

    Remembering Peter Mayhew on May the Fourth, a.k.a. Star Wars Day

    When May 4 rolls around each year, it’s traditionally that cringe-worthy moment when those non-Star Wars fans grin and bear it when someone says goodbye by saying ‘may the fourth be with you‘. Cringe-worthy or not, it is a day born out of the Hallmark playbook warranting some sort of greeting card. On this May […]

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  • Breaking News: Gnome shortage engulfs U.K.!

    Breaking News: Gnome shortage engulfs U.K.!

    Forget the fact that we could still be a good year away from a new series of The Crown or that much of the British period drama loving public is still in limbo as to whether or not there will be a second series of Sanditon or the reality that every day that passes is another day without a new episode of Sherlock, the real horror sweeping the UK as we enter into the 2nd quarter of 2021 is…there are no garden gnomes to be found anywhere in the UK!

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  • Happy 70th, Peter Davison!

    Happy 70th, Peter Davison!

      Earlier this week on 13 April, Peter Davison, a.k.a. the 5th Doctor, a.k.a. Tristan Farnon, a.k.a. Albert Campion, a.k.a. David Braithwaite turned the tender young age of 70. It was Davison that initially drew me in to Doctor Who and the original All Creatures Great and Small. It continues to be a treat to see him pop up […]

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  • R.I.P. — Prince Philip (10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021)

    R.I.P. — Prince Philip (10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021)

    On Friday, Buckingham Palace announced the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband,” the Palace said. Prince Philip, who would have turned 100 on June 10, was the longest-serving royal consort in British history having been at […]

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  • Basketball Gods align as the Utah Jazz and long-time fan, John Cleese, are in Phoenix on the same day!

    Basketball Gods align as the Utah Jazz and long-time fan, John Cleese, are in Phoenix on the same day!

    The New York Knicks have Spike Lee, the Los Angeles Lakers may have Jack Nicholson, even Everton FC can count Dame Judi Dench among their ‘avid-Blue’ fan base. Now, the NBA’s Utah Jazz can count on none other than John Cleese, one of the original founding members of the Monty Python troupe, to be one of their most ardent fans. Even though he has never seen a game live, Cleese has remained a Jazz fan for more than two decades.

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  • Adopt a British Telephone Box For £1 or own one for a mere £2,750+

    Adopt a British Telephone Box For £1 or own one for a mere £2,750+

    Ok, I know it’s only March, but it’s never really too early to be thinking Christmas! If you’re wondering what could Tellyspotting possibly want this year, have we got a deal for you! Sadly, it looks like mobile phones are here to say so the iconic British red telephone boxes located on street corners everywhere […]

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