Working Abroad: the learning curve 

I posted a few weeks ago about my faux pas in the work place, and struggles adapting to ‘British English’, especially in the work place where you don’t want to insult or offend.  Now that I’ve been working in the UK for almost a full year (!) I’ve had time to compare the work culture…

Lost in Translation

Several times I’ve heard the expression that the USA and UK are two countries separated by a common language, and on a few occasions I have found it to be true. Even after living here almost a year, and remembering conscientiously to add the superfluous ‘U’ to color and favor, I still made a large…

The Best Parts of a Visit to the USA

This post was inspired by 18 Months in DC’s post on the best things about a trip to the UK (her home country), and my recent trip back to the good ol’ USA last month.  I’ve grown so accustomed to things like instant coffee and breakfast sandwiches with no cheese, that I almost forgot to be…