Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Writes about: History , literature
Islington, London
6 Promotions That Didn't Quite Work Out
A Brief History of Gummy Bears
The (TV) Taxman Cometh
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: The Musical & 10 Other Improbable Adaptations
A Belated Goodbye to Guiding Light
What Happened to Marie Antoinette's Children?
How Do Countries Choose Which Side They Drive On?
Je suis en Paris! 8 Things I Learned on Vacation
Book Your Trip Now: 12 Literary Pilgrimages
Who's up for a Swine Flu Party?
Still Following the Yellow Brick Road (After 70 Years)
More on Abbey Road
The Queen Owns The Swans (And Other Swan Stories)
Where's Waldo? And Who's Wally?
Twilight: The Author, the Rabid Fans, and the Strange Things the Books Inspired
Cricket for Americans!
Let them Eat Cupcake!
There's a Good Chap
Invasion of the Living Statues
Get a Cluedo: The Wonderful Story of Everyone's Favorite Mystery Game
Tube Strike! Londoners Keep Calm & Carry On "“ Again
There's a Tear in British Beer"¦
What's Britain's Smelliest Cheese?
The World's Thickest Book
"Ninjas" in Blue Robes
Why Do the English Hate the French?
Happy Birthday, Mini!
10 More People Banned From Britain
Nazi Cows Loose in the English Countryside?
"Innocent" Ideas That Prompted Mass Hysteria
Catching Up With The Flu: 20th Century Pandemics
Flu Epidemic vs. Flu Pandemic: What's the Difference?
The London Marathon
Binge Drinking Epidemic Among British Women
9 More Interesting Museums Preserving British Heritage
7 Strange Museums Preserving British Heritage
How Early Is Too Early for TV Nudity?
5 Notable American Tax Protestors
Towns With Themes (And a Crazy Marlon Jackson Rumor)
What to do when you meet the Queen
Disposable Suits and Paper Underpants
The G20 Update
3 Runaway Animals Causing Grief in England
What is the G20 and why is everyone so angry about it?
Lambs that Head-butt Eagles (and other strange animal attacks)
Fried Lettuce, Slug Entrails and Other Insomnia Cures
8 Cracking Facts About Wallace & Gromit (and an exhibit you have to check out!)
Pollution-Sniffing Robofish to Scour Thames
Happy Ada Lovelace Day!
Lamb Spared the Axe Because of Ridiculous Proportions


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