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A Brit Abroad A British girl living life in Southern California

English - Expat, British, English
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A Brit Abroad · 6d ago

The Holiday Camp

The school summer holidays, six whole weeks of doing nothing and going back to school seemed ages away.  What a great feeling that was and what made it even better was when your mum and dad ...
A Brit Abroad · 1M ago

Harry Potter and the Very Expensive Beer

Last week I had a bit of a skive off work and we went to Universal Studios for the day.   We had gone there back in the summer and the lines were horrendous - including spending 1.5 hours in...
A Brit Abroad · 2M ago

I Am An Uncommonly Brilliant Gift Giver

When I worked in England and I don’t know if this is still the case now, but when it was your birthday, it was your responsibility to bring cream cakes to the office for everyone.  While thi...
A Brit Abroad · 3M ago

It's Raining, It's Pouring....

It’s been raining in California for the past two weeks.  By rain, I don’t mean a little drizzle, I mean full on pouring; raining cats and dogs; pelting down; bucketing down, whatever you wan...
A Brit Abroad · 3M ago

Bikers and Barbies

My other half is in a motorcycle club and around Christmas, there’s always a lot of charity going on. A few of weekends ago was their annual Toy Run which, this year, was to benefit Hillside...
A Brit Abroad · 5M ago

Some Sweary Stress Relief

About three weeks before my wedding the stress was gradually strangling me….When I'm stressed, I tend to swear -  a lot.  Not that I don't actually swear a lot anyway, but added stress just ...
A Brit Abroad · 6M ago

Wedding Traditions - UK v. USA

I know I’ve been beating this topic to death recently, but I promise this will be the last mention of weddings… no, really, it will.I recently came across an infographic showing the differen...
A Brit Abroad · 7M ago

The Big Day

Ahh… so the wedding day arrived. I thought the morning was going to be lovely and relaxing, a right old pampering day for me.  What was I thinking?  This is me, I know how the rest of the we...
A Brit Abroad · 8M ago

Wedding Weight Problems

You know when you're trying to lose a bit of weight to get into a dress for a special occasion?  Well that's what I've been doing.  The only problem is my family have been here for a week an...
A Brit Abroad · 9M ago

No Wedding Cake for Me!

Is it too late to change the theme of the wedding only one month before the ceremony?I asked this question to my other half and he mumbled something about “Whatever floats your boat.” I have...