Bank Holiday Fun + Coral Island in Blackpool

Bank Holiday Fun + Coral Island in Blackpool

The British take a few things very seriously – tea, weather, and bank holiday weekends. A long weekend is always something to be enjoyed, but on these occasions, you will find many of the roads saturated with vehicles making their way to one beautiful destination or another. In our case, we decided to enjoy our long…

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The Story of the Bowls and Why I Prefer Living in the North of England

The Story of the Bowls and Why I Prefer Living in the North of England

In every country, there tends to be stereotypes and divisions that are created to classify people from each region. In the UK, there’s quite a divide between the North and South. The North of England, in particular, seems to be classified as working class and simple, while the South has a reputation for snootiness and…

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Guest Post: Texan Breakfast Tacos Recipe | Fixin’ To Faff

Guest Post: Texan Breakfast Tacos Recipe | Fixin’ To Faff

Today I have a guest post from a fellow Tex-pat, Ally, who shares her delicious  Texan Breakfast Tacos recipe. Hey y’all! My name is Ali, and I’m the gal behind the nails over at FixinToFaff, where I talk a bit about my Texpat life here in the UK.  My story is much the same as…

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Compton’s Steep Hill Tea Room in Lincoln

Compton’s Steep Hill Tea Room in Lincoln

Being a part time Lincolnite has given me pretty good balance between seeing things through the eyes of a local, and taking in the sights as a tourist. I still allow my imagination to run wild, and pretend that I’m a newly arrived American in Europe and get completely engrossed with the sights. One of…

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The English Obsession With Chips

The English Obsession With Chips

The English love their chips. A couple of nights ago the other half and I met at Prezzo for dinner. We had a nice weekday dinner date, nothing too special about it, just some good food and some good company. While we were waiting for our mains, we couldn’t help but notice the dishes of…

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