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Hot buttered toast must be the most popular British breakfast item, whether eaten on the run to the bus stop, or served up with a full English breakfast or posh scrambled eggs and smoked salmon on a Sunday. 957 more words


Costa Del Sol: The Last Brits Standing - the end of an expat dream?

“Gawd, I miss England,” says Dave “Big Dave” York as he relaxes poolside, “But this is so much better.” One-off documentary Costa Del Sol: The Last Brits Standing takes a look at an intriguing cross section of expats in the Spanish Costa del Sol. 640 more words

Expat Life

The Song Thrush Returns

When I was a child we used to have a pair of song thrushes nesting at the very back of the garden among all the overgrown old trees and hedges. 100 more words


March 31st - Anglo-Polish Agreement

On March 31st 1939, Britain and France agreed to defend Poland if it was invaded by Nazi Germany. The military alliance between Poland and Britain was formalised on April 6th. 303 more words


"Most depression is just sadness": why the faking rhetoric hurts

Hi amigos. I haven’t written in a while because of the mounting pressure of exams, dissertation and essays. Also, I’ve been lying low because this is an especially bad time to be mentally ill in Britain. 820 more words


British Spring

During my teaching experience, I’ve found that there are a few facts about England that foreigners always know. They all know about the double-decker buses, Big Ben, the Queen, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. 547 more words