Friday, August 10, 2018

5 American Places I've Been Saying All Wrong | Distant Words

Americaa nation that, to this very day, bears the fingerprints of the very people and cultures who helped to build it. Sometimes those fingerprints come in the form of food, technology, or entertainment, and sometimes in the form of place names.

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

A Brit's Mountain Hike in Boise, Idaho | Finding America

With a summit 900 feet above the city, hiking to the top of Table Rock in the Boise Range of the Rockies seemed an unimaginable prospect for me just months ago, especially given my own uphill struggle with sleep apnea.

Friday, July 27, 2018

A Brit's First Visit to San Francisco Bay | Finding America

This month, Tarah and I touched down in San Francisco for the very first time, our expectations wide open, not to mention our wallets. It was a tale of adventure, famous prisons, and British-like weather. Watch now to find out more.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Extraordinary Story of the Word "Ornery" | Distant Words


Recently, I conducted a study into regional pronunciation patterns across all 50 states regarding the American English word "ornery". This Distant Words exclusive outlines some extraordinary findings. Click play to find out more.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Let Me Tell You About The Guy Behind Me | Finding America

Nearly three years ago, I posted the above image to Facebook. The distinctly British tee-shirt—so often a feature of my channel's visual output—found itself, that day, lost in a sea of stars and stripes. The day was July the fourth—America's Independence Day.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ask A Brit | Vol. 50 - American States, Brits in Florida, and More

This is Volume 50 of Ask A Brit, a feature in which I answer your questions on a different theme each episode! Watch the video to the very end to find out next episode's theme and then post a question in the comments section using the hashtag #AskABrit for a chance to be featured in Volume 51. This week, the theme is the 50 United States!