Category Archives: US/UK differences

Pop Culture Crash Course All Over Again

The first several months I spent in London I lived with fellow Americans studying abroad through our US University.  Then the term ended, everyone returned to the States and I was still here, gradated, moving in with Chris, getting ready to … Continue reading

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Witching Hour & Afternoon Tea; It’s all a day in the life of LLC

While Halloween festivity seems to be on the rise here, it’s certainly all the rage in my native US of States.  I remember some of my early costumes fondly, particularly a bunny suit that matched my dear Floppy-eared Rabbit.  Now … Continue reading

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Space!

Space in the UK comes at a premium. I learned this when I first moved to England as a student where I shared one modest wardrobe with my flatmate in our central London University accommodation. Eight years later, I’m used … Continue reading

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Mum’s not the Word – Call me Mommy!

I have lived in England for almost eight years. I embrace and use British English in my daily life but I don’t have a British accent. I’m not one of those Americans that attempt to affect a British accent, but … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World after all….

This week’s Sticky Fingers Gallery explores the world we live in. I hope our “transatlantic life” will give LLC perspective on the richness of the world, its relative norms and limitless opportunities. In the trunk of the carWe playedThat was … Continue reading

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