Battle axes! Bloodshed! Bureaucracy! Middle Ages war reenactment is taking a turn for the violent as a new breed of weekend warriors — don’t call them LARPers — grapple with dangerous weaponry, entrenched nationalism, and a bit of institutional corruption and chaos.
Why are British people so rude?
They’re the best thing to come out of Wales. Hands down.
But the rest of us are just lovely. Promise.
This kind of carry-on will earn you a very special welcome in the hillside…
Not happy where you are? The home of your dreams is a train ride away.
Grab a daffodil, it’s time to quiz.
You never know, today might just turn out to be the most splendid day of your life.
You lived far away from everywhere and everything. Your best chum was your waterproof jacket. And you still can’t explain what a cwtch is. But you’d never have traded with anybody.
Oh, Britain. Never change.
Warning: This post contains the sexiest GIF of tea being poured you’re ever likely to see.
Arachnophobics look away now.
Between a love of dragons and excessive use of consonants, the Welsh and Dothraki aren’t so different.
We found some of the rudest, most disturbing place names in Britain, and then made up some of our own. Can you tell the difference?
No pressure, but if you score under 10 you will be deported.
The dolphin was first seen in the River Dee on Monday, and spent two days trying to find its way back to sea. Also it may have attempted to invade England.
Polite? Arrogant? Terrible at cooking? Don’t mean to alarm you old chap, but you might be British.
It turns out the waterfall hiding the Batcave isn’t really in Gotham, it’s in South Wales. It’s called Sgwd Henrhyd, and even though there isn’t a real Batcave behind it (they filmed parts of “The Dark Knight Rises” here), it’s pretty breathtaking.
The pug leading the pug. Elly is blind and relies on her sighted buddy Franky to help her get around, either by resting her forelegs on his back or by nuzzling his side. They are rescue dogs from Wales and have reduced me to a puddle of goo.
A guy in Wrexham, Wales tries to board a train with his big white pony. Not quite as exciting as seeing ,a href=”http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/there-is-a-horse-in-the-apple-store?slideshow=wtf”>a mini-pony in the Apple store, but I’d still be psyched.
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