Monthly Archives: January 2013

You’ve gone all New York!

This past week, I’ve had several experiences that have made me reflect on what it means to be a Brit in New York – the highs, the lows and the ways it can change you. I had some visitors over … Continue reading

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First of all, can I just say this is deeply patronising…

Randomly spotted in the staff area of the otherwise hilarious Trailer Park Lounge in Chelsea was this bizarrely worded list of edicts. I can’t imagine the manager was popular with the servers after sharing such arbitrary gems as ‘do not start sentences … Continue reading

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In NYC, hold the sarcasm, but not the door

Today was one of those days when I was reminded how English I actually am. Until you have actually lived abroad, you often don’t realise how ingrained your cultural habits can be. Or how difference can so easily confuse and offend. So … Continue reading

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The Treadmill that is New York City

Now is the perfect time to write about the pace of life in New York. I’m knackered and I have a backlog of at least ten nights’ sleep to catch up on. Tonight I left work at 8pm on a Friday night; people … Continue reading

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Manhattan – an Isle of Joy

Here’s a short slideshow of random pictures I’ve taken of life in Manhattan, set to the famous tune of the same name from the Great American Songbook, sung in this instance by Lee Wiley.

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