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’.
The following is a guest post. Having just spent Christmas in Cornwall, England, it dawned on me how big a role food plays in British culture. I wanted to make the festive period as ‘British’ as I could for my three Dutch children and what we ate turned out to be a big part of […]
Hello! Fat Englishman here… To any Briton living in America, Thanksgiving comes as something of a bonus holiday – an unexpected break and a mighty feast that unleashes the full and unabashed run-up to Christmas (or “The Holidays” as it is more commonly referred to here in order to be politically correct.)
The following is a guest post. When is a pub not a pub? When it’s a bar.
Language truly is a “regional” thing; English in Alabama, USA is very, and I mean, very different than it is in say, Manchester, England. In fact, there’s a great difference between the way someone from London and someone from Belfast would speak, even though they’re both from the UK.
The following is a guest post. The wet stuff was lashing down on the four of us yet again during the school run. For the third day running the pram was encased in a rain cover, much to my two-year-old’s disgust, and we were geared up in raincoats, busy dodging puddles and juggling umbrellas.
The following is a guest post. “Is this dearth of decent supermarkets exclusively a New York problem?”
It is one of the world’s worst-kept meteorological secrets; Great Britain is a drizzly, cloudy nation. And for every raindrop that falls to the ground, you can bet there is someone having a good old moan about it. At least, that’s how the stereotype goes.
I love driving in England, even though I drive an American spec Nissan Sentra 2.0 S, I still love it! Some people say the free and open road is in America, but I beg to differ. I do live in Suffolk however.