Tag Archives: England

Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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“Becoming British”

Thom Brooks was raised in Guilford, Connecticut.He went abroad to the United Kingdom as a student, first to Ireland and then to England and decided he would stay. He became a British citizen in 2011…he describes in his book, called “Becoming British” what life is like as an immigrant. He he now heads the Law School at Read more…

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The Carillonneurs Behind The Music In Harkness Tower At Yale

In the middle of the campus at Yale University is a historic building called Harkness Tower. The tower was finished in 1921. In that tower are 54 carillon bells that are played by students twice a day by students. They are part of the Yale University Guild of Carillonneurs. Yale’s carillon was cast by John Read more…

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Do Tea Like The Brits Do

Are you kidding me look at this tea spread. Complete with cotton candy. Wow would this be a fun afternoon. In the early 1800s, it was common to eat only two meals a day in England, an early breakfast and late evening meal. But it seems those events were too far apart that there would be Read more…

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Sophistication At It’s Best, Kate Middleton

A Jenny Packham dress for The Dutchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton)  

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