Monday, April 29, 2019

An American Perspective on Living in England

I've talked a lot about our upcoming trip to England, but often lost in the shuffle is the fact that Tarah herself once lived there. As a Lancaster University student in 2005, she essentially did (in reverse) what I have done in the U.S. And so, there's no better time to get her perspective (as an American) on life in England.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Comparing British and American Easter Candy

Happy Easter! To celebrate, Tarah and Laurence decided to compare British and American Easter candy. Here are the results. Enjoy!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Why Doesn't America Do High-Speed Rail?

In my home country of England, high-speed rail is relatively prevalent throughout the country. But I was shocked to discover that in the United States of America - the richest nation on Earth - high-speed rail is largely exclusive to just the northeastern corridor. Which begs one big question: why? Watch the video below to find out more.

Monday, April 08, 2019

Why Do Americans Go Crazy for College Sports?

Ever since my first couple of years living in the United States, when Indiana's own Butler University were challenging in basketball championship finals, I've been in awe of America's tradition of championing college sports - something you don't really see in the UK. But why precisely do Americans go crazy for college sports? Watch the video to get my take.

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

25 British VS. American Pronunciation Differences

We finally got around to making one of those British vs. American Pronunciation videos. You say tomato, I say banana!

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

WATCH: David Tennant - Full Panel and Q&A - C2E2 (2019)

A slightly different type of upload today. Here's my recording of David Tennant's panel at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). The star of 'Doctor Who', 'Broadchurch', 'Jessica Jones', and the upcoming 'Good Omens' was in fine form as he spoke to a sell-out crowd at McCormick Place.

Monday, April 01, 2019

My First Ever Attempt at Cosplay

As a long-time fan of Doctor Who, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings, I'm no stranger to the world of science fiction and fantasy. But until now, I'd never dabbled in the world of cosplay. Here, for your viewing pleasure, is my first attempt.