The Iron Lady trailer released

A trailer for Meryl Streep’s upcoming film, a biopic of Margaret Thatcher, has just hit the web today. It looks like this film won’t be shying away from any of the controversy that… Continue reading

Do you recognise any of these faces of the First World War?

When the Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917, one of its main aims was to record the experiences of people all around the Empire during the First World War. As such, many… Continue reading

Snow White & The Huntsman Trailer Released

A trailer for the hotly anticipated new interpretation of the Snow White legend, due out next summer, indicates that this is going to be a daring re-imagination of the familiar tale… and it looks like… Continue reading

High Flight on 11.11.11

The 11th of November is an important day in Britain, when everyone comes together to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in war for our freedom today. Many of us will… Continue reading

Hope, the world’s most famous black bear, is dead.

Gordon Buchanan, one of Britain’s top wildlife cameramen, hit our screens with the heart-warming The Bear Family and Me last Christmas, which documented his visit to the Wildlife Research Institute’s bear study programme… Continue reading

Royally star-struck

Today’s papers are showcasing a newly-released photograph of Liz Taylor and the Queen Mother. This is an enchanting shot of two icons of British style, and it seems that Hollywood royalty was captivated by the… Continue reading

Post Boxes in Blue

Regular readers may well remember my post about how important the red post box is for remembering British history (with a quick guide on how to spot them), but it has come to… Continue reading

An Historic Day for Women and Queens

Today is the day that we hear the death toll for male primogeniture dominating the line of succession to the throne throughout the whole of the Commonwealth. As H.M. The Queen addressed the… Continue reading

Welcome to the Hell’s Mouth

Gwithian, in West Cornwall, not only boasts miles of perfect golden sands but also miles of spectacular cliff-top walks, too. The “jewel in the crown” of this area’s coastal beauty is Hell’s Mouth cove; a… Continue reading