Category Archives: Culture

A Picture-Perfect Day!


It’s a picture-perfect day in Boston!  Furrylittlegnome took the day off from work to do something cultural.  Yes, readers, you read that correctly.  She traveled on the “E” Line to the Museum of Fine Arts to view its newest exhibit … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Finds Patriotism in France


Furrylittlegnome has just finished watching a Rick Steves travel episode on PBS.  She doesn’t go anywhere overseas without his trusty guidebooks.  During this particular one half hour adventure, he took his viewers to Paris and one of his stops was … Continue reading

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London: A Final Look in Photos


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Furrylittlegnome Spends the Afternoon at Kensington Palace


We all know who resides here now – Prince William and his wife, Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. Most of us also know that the prince’s mother, Princess Diana, called the palace her home from 1981 until her death … Continue reading

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181 Piccadilly


For many months, furrylittlegnome scoured the internet to find the perfect place to have afternoon tea in London. The most obvious and most popular choice would have been The Ritz or even The Dorchester. Then, furrylittlegnome saw this news item: … Continue reading

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International Approaches to Pop Culture and the News


Forget the American tabloid magazines. Forget the nightly entertainment shows.  Forget about Brian Williams, Anderson Cooper and Bill O’Reilly. Although furrylittlegnome does like the newsmen mentioned above, when she wants some pop culture gossip or news that hasn’t made it … Continue reading

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