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Monthly Archives: December 2013
By Laurence Brown | Posted on December 31st, 2013
On the surface, American New Year traditions might appear to present fewer pratfalls to the British expat than, say, those of Christmas Day. After all, a good portion of New Year customs, such as the obligatory countdown, the clinking ...
By Jon Langford | Posted on December 30th, 2013
As a Yorkshireman residing in’t Big Apple, folk can’t fathom me reet often (Translation: In New York, nobody understands me when I speak). Consequently, everyday activities like ordering a sandwich can become embarrassing, ...
Once you’ve settled into your new American life, chances are you’ll want to indulge in some good, clean U.S.-style fun. Perhaps one of these will take your fancy.
By Toni Hargis | Posted on December 26th, 2013
Surprisingly, (except for the one that’s two thirds written in my head) there aren’t too many books specifically for Brits in America. While there are plenty of books about relocating to the U.S.
By Jon Langford | Posted on December 25th, 2013
Britain is a safe place to live. There are no deadly animals, little in the way of severe weather, and any earthquakes are so teeny tiny that they’re barely worth acknowledging. America, on the other hand …
Though expats may still find it hard to believe there’s no Boxing Day/public holiday on December 26th, they needn’t fear an American Christmas dinner too much.
If you’re in the top half of the U.S. over winter, you’ll notice that it gets a tad cold. If you’re new to the U.S., let me assure you that no, you never get used to it.
There are many things that Americans seems to like about us Brits and our culture. Far be it for me to blow the collective British trumpet, though; I asked a handful of Americans-in-the-U.K.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on December 19th, 2013
It’s time to take a breather from telling you about all the American things we Brits think are weird, daft or amusing. Some of the stuff they do is just plain delightful.
It’s nearly Christmas, and while some expat Brits relish the chance to learn how Americans celebrate the holidays, others are – understandably – not so enthusiastic. Either they weren’t invited anywhere, or they can’t deal ...