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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

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Book Review: Watching the English by Kate Fox

Before I delve any further into my own, highly subjective analysis of the absurdities of English life, I should point out that Kate Fox has done it all before. Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour was first published in 2004, the year before I settled in Liverpool. I had heard about it […]

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Life

The Light Bulb Moment

I was five and it was the letter “L.” Unlike most kindergarteners today, but like many of my kindergarten compatriots from back in the day, I was unable to read and write when I started school.