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Damn it! We're British you know!

Only the Brits could do this!

(Another gem sent on by Dordie to brighten up the coming week!)

Can’t let things go to the dogs can we!

That’s better!


Let's sweep that little thing called Brexit under the carpet shall we? It's Pimms 'o clock!

Good afternoon one and all!

Today is a beautiful day – the sun is shining, team GB are smashing it in the Olympics and it’s my birthday party tonight (can I get a “woop woop”?). 307 more words

English Learning

Best of British: S5 Cleansers Review

After a brief hiatus, the concluding series of posts in my Best of British feature is back and I am starting with a plant based yet still high performance niche UK brand that has impressed me to no end. 1,356 more words


Soap & Glory Beauty Sleep Accelerator

Sleeping Your Way to More Beautiful Skin

This cream was a bit of a gamble for me and my sensitive skin. I was a little worried about it at first, not gonna lie. 603 more words


Today Itself

As a Brit, I don’t use the expression, “today itself.”  I would use intonation in speech to emphasise today, or use bold.  “Today itself” is an Indian expression, as is, “to do the needful.”  To a British ear, it sounds rather quaint. 170 more words

Ex-pat Life

I love live entertainment!

Live entertainment.  Nothing much can beat it.  I love watching live stand-up comedy.  But last night I tried something different: live choral music, sung by the choir of Hatfield College, Durham University, England. 112 more words

Ex-pat Life

Hell Is Not Other People, It's You

The Republic of Trees are a rough-hewn four-piece band of tiresome musos, a glorious mess of pop structures, needling guitars, gut-churning one liners… 103 more words