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British Granny Tube

Downton Abbey on PBS. Watched this and LOVED every minute. If you are an anglophile like I am you can't afford not to watch it. Only bad thing is that I have to wait till January for the 2nd season.

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Christmas crackers are one of the more amusing Christmas traditions in Britain. Christmas crackers are cardboard tubes (about the diameter of toilet rolls) covered in shiny paper. They contain a small toy, a paper crown (which must be worn) and a joke, riddle or motto. They also contain a small gunpowder charge, so when you pull them, they make a loud bang (or not, as the case may be!) You always pull them with someone else at the dinner table,

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from BuzzFeed

Downton Abbey Trading Cards

Maggie Smith is my hero. Along with Emma Thompson. And Kate Winslet. But they are not in Downton Abbey, so there.

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from travelpostersonline.com

Kew Gardens. Vintage SR Travel Poster by Rojan

Kew Gardens. Vintage SR Travel Poster by Rojan ADD: Advertising Kew as perhaps a more tropical, extraordinary environment. Takes the project down the route that Kew is an escape from the urban jungle of London. Juxtaposition of different landscapes.

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from The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: Kate Middleton Rides The Tube With The Queen!

Well, Catherine hopped right back on the public transport system today when she made an official visit to Baker Street Underground Station with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The funny thing is that she reportedly requested to go and seemed to enjoy herself while at the event honoring the London Underground's 150th anniversary.

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from Mail Online

Underground art scene: Exhibition to celebrate 150 years of the Tube will feature incredible posters from each decade since 1908

121. Trooping the Colour, by Margaret Calkin James, 1932.jpg - Poster Art 150: London Underground's Greatest Designs. A major exhibition at London Transport Museum opening on 15 February 2013 in celebration of 150th anniversary of the Underground.

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