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Sometimes words have two meanings

Led Zeppelin were right.  Think of English and German.  Words have two meanings, depending on the language.

  • Mist
  • Handy
  • Gut
  • Bad

etc, etc.

Let me give you another case study.   86 more words


I luv chuggers

Chuggers – charity muggers.  The word is a portmanteau, like smog (“smoke” and “fog”).  The people in brightly-coloured corporate-branded gear who:


Best of British - Sam Smith & Rita Ora

Check out this little snap of Sam & Rita at the V Festival taken last night.

Rita captioned the cuddling couple with this note:

V Fest with my baby @samsmithworld VMA’S were coming for you! 26 more words


Guest post: The best British blueberries

Want the best quality berries available in the UK? At family-run Hall Hunter Partnership, that’s what we’ve been working hard to produce for almost 50 years. 606 more words

Talking Ocado

August - The Predictable Topics

August is known as the “silly season” in the British media.  Not much news to report.  But there are the annual headlines that are guaranteed to appear every August: 139 more words


Die Längste Theke der Welt...

So, a few hours spent most profitably strolling round the Altstadt, calling in at:

  • REWE To Go for brunch of coffee and wrap
  • Saturn to drool over boys’ toys (cycle helmet cameras).   
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Ex-pat Life

A big thank you...

I wanted to thank you for the Facebook pictures and statuses you have shared over the year.

Many thanks to all of you who share statuses about red/blue/green/pink dots on doors/fences/letter boxes, indicating vicious dog thieves are about to snatch my pet mutt for breeding/dog-fighting/medical experiments. 410 more words