Friday, December 02, 2016

How Moving to America Changed Me - Video

Over the years, I've put an inordinate amount of effort into maintaining some of the chief qualities - if that's the right word - that make me British. My accent has more or less remained the same, I still use words like "rubbish", and I still don't wash my hair (maybe sometimes).

Sunday, November 27, 2016

My Visit to Chicago's Famous German Christmas Market (Video)

As  we enter the winter season, I headed this week down to Chicago's famous Christkindlmarkt - literally "Christmas Market" - to see how the Germans do it.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

5 Things Americans Ask Me On Thanksgiving (Video)

To my American viewers, Happy Thanksgiving; to everyone else, Happy fourth Thursday in November. Here are 5 things Americans ask me - a Brit living in America - about Thanksgiving!

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A View From The Farce Side: What’s in a Name?

I met a woman recently and introduced myself to her. “Hi, I’m Mark,” I said. “Hi, I’m Daryl,” she replied with a smile.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

5 American Shows That Do Not Accurately Depict What It Is to Be British

If  there’s one thing U.S. TV show producers seem to love, it’s a British cameo to throw some drama into the mix. However, more often than not, it’s arguable whether any of the production team has ever even met a British person based on the role they have created.