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Monthly Archives: November 2013
By James Bartlett | Posted on November 13th, 2013
Movie studios and their top stars often fly on private jets, but where does a director go if he actually wants to film on board a luxury Lear, or capture a few frantic scenes in the cockpit of the kind of airplane you or I might fly ...
By Jon Langford | Posted on November 12th, 2013
From a neutral’s perspective, this season’s Premier League is shaping up to be the most dazzlingly entertaining, beautifully unpredictable, and grossly absorbing in the division’s history. Since the BPL’s inception a little ...
By Laurence Brown | Posted on November 11th, 2013
It is not uncommon to receive skeptical looks from both Brits and Americans when I mention the U.S.’s prospects of one day winning the FIFA World Cup.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on November 8th, 2013
Those of us who were born and raised in the U.K. have our own special, but not necessarily sensible, way of doing things.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on November 7th, 2013
Unless you’re one of those lucky expat Brits basking in the bottom band of sunny states, winter in America is a serious business. It gets COLD. Like, penguins wouldn’t even live here kind of cold.
By Toni Hargis | Posted on November 6th, 2013
If you’re a Brit in the U.S. for work reasons, you’ll know that, once again, there are a few things that are slightly different.
When I moved a third of the way round the planet, I wished I could bring the cosy London flat I’d just spent the last two years lovingly refurbishing with me. Setting up a comfortable, functioning home—again—is ...
As we’ve discussed, when Americans talk about the holidays, they’re not talking about plans for next summer. The holiday season in the U.S.
One thing that’s pretty weird here is November 5th. It comes around every year with not a peep about Guy Fawkes, bonfires and fireworks, except between expat Brits.