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British Expat of the Month
By James Bartlett | Posted on October 28th, 2014
Not many people see Los Angeles as an epicenter for architecture. An epicenter for earthquakes, perhaps, but isn’t it a city strangled by miles of endless freeway, supplied by roadside strip malls, and serviced by enormous parking ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on September 26th, 2014
Almost every Brit will have a strong opinion about American beers, but what about cider? It perhaps brings to mind lazy, summer days or crazy student nights, but for many years in the U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on August 14th, 2014
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the first and only U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on July 17th, 2014
Every year, thousands of Brits move permanently to the U.S., while even more spend some time here as part of their jobs, racking up the air miles while crisscrossing the Atlantic or being temporary residents and still calling the U.
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 16th, 2014
In recent years, the Christmas holidays in England have reverberated to the song “Fairytale of New York” by The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl, but The Pogues have an older and more interesting story than their biggest hit ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on April 14th, 2014
Like many other Brits looking to make a name in show business, Andy Walmsley first tried his luck in Los Angeles, but today he’s a huge flag-waver for the delights of Las Vegas, a place where there’s a surprisingly large expat ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on March 14th, 2014
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the biggest parties in the world.
By James Bartlett | Posted on February 12th, 2014
February is the month of roses and chocolate, but for photographer Dawn Bowery, it sees the deadline for her particular passion— a photography book California Dreaming: Real Life Stories of Brits in LA, which is still racing against ...
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 James Bartlett | Posted on October 7th, 2013
Even though some actors have more luck than others in Hollywood, there are no guarantees: it can be a life of endless auditions, intense competition, temporary jobs and waiting for the phone to ring.