Sunday, February 28, 2016

United Kingdom vs. Nevada | Just the Stats

At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, the United States is an extraordinarily large place. It is so large, in fact, that 11 of its states separately possess a total area larger than that of the entire United Kingdom.

Monday, February 22, 2016

WATCH: Why I Don't Miss British Weather

Despite everything I said in my previous episode, there was a brief pause this weekend in my longing for British weather. This is because, for 24 beautiful hours, February decided to get its act together and give us temperatures that, for once, were entirely fit for humans. Watch this short account of how my wife and I spent the oh-so-brief 65 degree weather.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

7 American Words Not Widely Used In Britain | W

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Continuing an alphabetised list of words and phrases common to the U.S. that are not widely used in the UK, here are 7 such words beginning with the letter 'W'.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Dear America, Just Because I'm British Doesn't Mean I Know The Queen

Dear America,

I hope this letter finds you well, and that its contents give you cause for reflection. I am writing on a matter of much urgency and hope that, together, the two of us can find a solution. So here goes...

Sunday, February 14, 2016

WATCH: Why I Actually Miss British Weather

Us British people are famous for moaning about the weather. At the mere mention of a slight drizzle, we recoil in horror and declare "well that won't bloody do." But since my move to the United States, something quite unthinkable has happened: I have actually come to miss British weather.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

WATCH: How To Spot An American Hotel Room



During a brief stop-over en route to Chicago recently, I figured I'd kill some time by shooting this video. Take a look at some of this Brit's observations of American hotel rooms.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

10 British Food and Drink Items You Can Absolutely Find in the Midwest


You can take a person out of Britain, but you cannot take Britain out of the person - particularly when it comes to food and drink. When the Pilgrims left England bound for the Brave New World of America, you can quite imagine how shocked they must have been to find that Plymouth Rock supermarkets were all out of Jaffa Cakes.