Category Archives: Great Britain

English Reflections

As we stepped out of the Barcelona airport today into the warmth of a Mediterranean climate, I was grateful for the sun, albeit sad to leave a country as ancient and mysterious as England.  We Americans don’t give England enough … Continue reading

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Cockney Rhyming Slang – A National Treasure.

In England there exists a language like no other, and no, it’s not Pig Latin.  Coming from Iceland (where everyone speaks at least 3—4 languages fluently) I have felt the need to exercise my language skills, and not being bilingual … Continue reading

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English Pubs – A Romance

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A good pub is perhaps one of the best of things, at least for me.  There are few places where I feel as relaxed, as content, as when nestled into a deep, soft chair in the corner of a dim … Continue reading

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