Jam Donuts and the Great British Bake Off


While there are many British tv and radio programs that I will probably never fully appreciate (Peep Show, The Archers) because the cultural gap is too wide, others have endeared themselves to me and become a vital part of my daily routine. These range from listening to the Shipping Forecast on the radio late on weekend nights, to watching QI and wishing Stephen Fry was my overly-intellectual uncle who would drop by at Thanksgiving and regale us with fascinating factoids. Some things are just so charmingly British, you can’t help but like them, no matter your frame of reference. Continue reading