Tag Archives: figuring it out

Remember, Remember

So Friday was Guy Fawkes day – Guy Fawkes (or bonfire night) for those unfamiliar is a night in the UK where people celebrate a failed assassination attempt on the King in 1605 – and back then lighting bonfires was … 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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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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How do you draw with a pin?

Was at a comedy show the other day and the guy was talking about a drawing pin….wont even let you know what I thought he was talking about but it might have included a dual function pencil and pin which … Continue reading

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WTF? Friday

So I was sitting here reading the morning gossip news and I heard some really loud ‘coo-ing’ and a rustling noise coming from our spare room. I walked in to see this guy standing on the window sill (it usually … Continue reading

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What’s for pudding?

One of the ‘delicacies’ I often smuggle back to the UK with me after a is chocolate pudding (Jell-O brand, has to be Jell-O brand). The lost in translation moment came when I told a friend here that I made … Continue reading

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Fish and chips and pillows?

Why don’t they have plain white vinegar here….well they have vinegar here, malt vinegar, white wine vinegar, rice vinegar but not plain white vinegar. I need it for two reasons… 1. It goes in both of my favourite summer salads … Continue reading

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