I’m a Brit who loves living in the USA! I’m very much an ex-jolly-hockey sticks Brit, who’s embraced the American lifestyle and to confirm this I now frequently don a cowboy hat and Daisy Dukes.
Before I reached my teenage years I had already had my fair share of house moves, so I got to know quite a few parts of England well. I have holidayed in many places across the British Isles and visited many sights on any serious tourist’s list.
Eating out might seem simple, but for an expat, it’s a minefield of potential embarrassment and offense, not to mention the possibility of ending up with something completely different to what you think you’ve ordered.
I arrived first at the bus stop and stood in the place I deemed logical to start the queue for the bus. Others arrived. They stood in random places: a businessman set down his briefcase and busied himself with a newspaper; an early shopper placed her bags on the ground and played with her telephone; […]
Let’s face it, these days you can get most foods wherever you are in the world. But there are a few foods I’ve tried in America, which taste totally different from their English counterparts.
Not long after we got engaged, my English husband-to-be and I decided to plan a bloom-filled spring wedding in England. It was easier for his UK-based family and friends, many whom had young kids, and my American friends and family were all enthused about the prospect of their first wedding where they could wear big […]
The following is a guest post. Coco J. Ginger once wrote “When you miss someone… it’s weird… your body doesn’t function normally… as it should”. Missing a place feels exactly the same as missing someone and both are usually very frequently connected. Because I miss England and my people, my heart is bleeding and my […]
The following is a guest post. The thing that amuses me, as a Brit in the USA, is the response I get when I talk to Brits about the cultural differences between us Brits and Americans. Oooh, some things really get British knickers in a twist!
I’m a Brit who loves living in the USA! I’m very much an ex-jolly-hockey sticks Brit, who’s embraced the American lifestyle and to confirm this I now frequently don a cowboy hat and Daisy Dukes. I find myself saying ‘awesome’ a lot and I ask for the ‘check’ and not the ‘bill’.