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2015 brings new opportunities for Louisiana DBE. We are grateful to our readers for their

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This year's Downton Abbey themed Afternoon Tea at Longue Vue Gardens was the best ever!  Photos of the splendid 2015 Tea.



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Shakespeare's Legacy

Find out how much of our modern language is the result of Shakespeare's Legacy.

Photos of 2015 Longue Vue Downton Abbey Tea

As usual, our guests wore creative and beautiful costumes at the 2015 Longue Vue Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial

Photos of the events marking the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans.

2014 Pub Night at the Irish House

Photos of the great time we all had at the 2014 Pub Night at the Irish House.

Vote in UK Elections

Learn how British citizens can vote in the May UK elections, wherever they may live.

2014 Pub Night Donors

All our generous 2014 Pub Night Donors - please patronize their businesses, and thank them for supporting DBE.

British Words to Treasure

Quotations written by Brits to inspire and entertain you.

    "Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip."

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Trivia Trifles


The first motorist to be fined for speeding in the UK was Walter Arnold in 1896. He was doing 8 mph in a 2 mph zone.

From the UK Media



Hannah Stone is replaced as Prince Charles's official harpist . . .


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