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“Let us start this preposterous journey in the most British way imaginable: with a series of meandering apologies and caveats.”

With this first sentence, I was hooked on this collection of stand-up routines and one-liners by BBC writer Fraser McAlpine. With an addiction to Downton Abbey, a life-long love of the Beatles, strong memories of Princess Diana, and a daughter … Continue reading

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“It was the kind of question that starts a landslide in the mind.”

What was the question?  Was it profound?  Shocking?  Revealing? Turns out, it’s all of these, and it’s laced with British humor.  The question was, “Do we need a cup of tea?” This comes next: “She sounded puzzled and distressed and I began to realize … Continue reading

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