Posts by Laurence Brown

8 Aspects of British Life I Came to Forget

It is common knowledge among regular readers of Mind the Gap that we Brits do like to reminisce about the things we miss from back home. However, there are perhaps just as many aspects of British life that—instead of filling our minds …

British Expats: A Regional Guide to U.S. Winter Weather

It is often said, and usually with a dose of light-hearted banter, that the British excel at the following things: drinking tea, maintaining a stiff upper lip, and complaining about the weather. Indeed, there was once a time when the …

Which NFL Team Should Brits Root For?

Since 2007, the NFL has exported regular season games to London where quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends have thrilled Brits at a packed Wembley Stadium. So it’s time for those of you who haven’t yet picked a team to pledge …