That's Sir Baldrick to you…

For almost 500 years, from 1485 to 1917, he was the faithful manservant whose endless supply of cunning plans never quite elevated him beyond the level of Edmund Blackadder’s rather unhygienic servant. But, last Friday, the same night that Blackadder, the second most popular British sitcom of all-time (according to the 2004 Britain’s Best Sitcom […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Message – circa 1957

Can’t let Christmas Day go by without setting the Way Back machine to 1957 to take a look at the Queen’s first televised Christmas message 54 years ago to the people of England. Love the opening comments stating that “…television has made it possible for many of you to see me in your homes on […]

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Hyacinth to attend RHS Chelsea Flower Show

From the department of you may or may not know, London’s┬áChelsea Flower Show began Tuesday and will run through Saturday, 29 May. Dating back to anywhere between the mid-1800’s to early 1900’s depending on what is considered the “official” beginning, this is considered the hot ticket in the UK and around the world with over […]

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