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iPosh

For the most part I have this London thing figured out – I know how to get around the town via bus, overground, foot and by tube,  my need for a tube map is minimal, I know to stand on … Continue reading

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Sealed with an x

I read an article the other day in Stylist (my fave free weekly magazine – the sister to my other favourite Shortlist) about the new rules for business etiquette and whether or not putting an x in an email is … Continue reading

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Does what it says on the tin

There is a saying I learnt when I moved here that has remained one of my favourites…the saying is ‘it does what it says on the tin’ it is meant to describe something that is simple or exactly how it … Continue reading

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WTF? Friday

As expected the last few days have been full of best, worst, most influential, most annoying etc..countdowns from the last year and last decade.  The thing that confused me was that on all of the British versions of the shows … Continue reading

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Santa’s on his way

So despite the 1cm of snow in London my parents have arrived this side of the pond and are seemingly enjoying the trip so far.  They are also reminding me of all the Christmassy words that the English invented but … Continue reading

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Spring ahead fall behind

Today we set our clocks back an hour and when discussing it with some Brits on Saturday night I recited the ‘spring ahead fall behind’ rhyme to them as they were saying they could never remember which way the clocks … Continue reading

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Numbers are like, haaard

So I mentioned the other day in one of my posts that the academic subject that involves numbers and the art of combing them to create other numbers here is referred to as Maths. In a sentence:  I am glad … Continue reading

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