I’d forgotten how much of everyday American speech is peppered with (seemingly) superfluous adverbs. Example: “Ohmigod, I completely forgot.’
Gone are our days of weekend trips to the Alps or the Acropolis, goodbye to train rides to Edinburgh and Paris.
Brits can wield their silverware with an ease and precision unimaginable to the American mind. Although I’m slowly learning to eat with both a knife and fork, I found myself a bit self-conscious when dining with Brits.
Although David and I have been thoroughly in denial about our impending departure from London, it’s time to face the facts that our stint as UK residents sadly is drawing […]
There are many brilliant aspects about the UK which would make any American swoon for life across the pond. For starters there’s multi-coloured money, Pimm’s and lemonade, free museums stockpiled […]
Upon my return from ten days in the Home of the Brave, here are a few thoughts on US/UK differences. Before I begin, a few needed caveats. First, David and […]
When I laud the benefits of ‘free’ British healthcare, people back home often respond with, ‘well, someone has to pay for it.’ Fine, I agree that calling any healthcare ‘free’ […]