There is so much I love about this country: our tolerance; our sense of humour; our big hearts when it comes to charitable causes; our resolve; our music (Queen, The Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles...); our authors (Dickens, Shakespeare...); our comedy (Ricky...
Why would anyone want to live in the UK at this point? Well, if you enjoy having every little detail of your life dictated to you by elitist control freaks then you might like living there. But most of the rest of the world is absolutely horrified that the UK is being...
chap, what ghastly weather we're having!"
"Alright me old geezer, how's it going son?"
I do drink tea and I do eat scones but I do not hold my "pinky" up.
Most conversations do start with the weather.
I do not have bad teeth
I am not posh...
for Those Who Offend Muslims
I suspect that the term "Islamophobia" is applied in the UK like it is in the US---to speaking candid and accurate things about Islam...
but I don't understand how some people think we have a nice accent?
Not everyone has the same accent in Britain an according to where they're from, they can sound really rough.
Can't stand, rough, uneducated accents.
that there is more than one accent in Britain.
NO, WE DON'T ALL SOUND LIKE THE QUEEN!!
For those reading this who aren't British, please please PLEASE look up the Welsh accent, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Newcastle and various other places. [Look up Vernon Kay or Johnny...
It seemed like a good idea when I mentioned it.
I like to set myself a challenge each year, push myself a bit and go out of my comfort zone. This particular year I decided I wanted to visit a nudist camp. Discussing it with my hubby I found him to be up for it (in more ways than...
and saying "you're English" or "are you English" NO I'M BRITISH! Yes, I was born and raised in Stoke (lucky me -.-) but I have a Scottish father and an English mother, which makes me British, not English. I've absolutely had it with people calling me English, especially because...
that both my parents moved here as children from different countries :)
But I was born here in England :D never really felt "British" :0 guys who would try and pick me up would say "you're so exotic" id roll my eyes thinking I wonder if they would say that if they saw me...
Being British is about driving a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgium beer.
Then traveling home, grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American shows on a Japanese television.
Today is such a slow day... Who wants to help me pick a filter for my pic? What looks better the blue or gold filter? Sorry about my face lol with out makeup I look abit like a monster :/
I have no idea how to get back there since I am so skint . I miss digestives, english tea,springtime, oyster cards, lavender in my pockets and yes even the rain.
I miss my friends, and I miss travelling cheaply. I miss Monsoon and WHSmith and M and S and English breakfast...