Monthly Archives: March 2011

Does Living In A Non-English Speaking Country Change The Way You Speak English?

Having lived in Germany for almost six months and spending most of my time speaking English to non-native English speakers I have found that the way I structure my sentences and the words I choose has changed dramatically.  It sometimes … Continue reading

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Food Glorious Food

Question from Texasborncologne: Do you have a favorite food you’ve found since moving here?  A most hated?? Before I was born, my parents did the expat thing, living and working in both England and Switzerland.  So as a kid, I … Continue reading

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A Love Letter To Hamburg

Question from San: What do you like and what do you hate about your life in Germany and how is it different from your home country? Dear Hamburg, Ich liebe dich! I love your tree lined streets and your many … Continue reading

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Romantic Love & Daylight

Question from Sanity is Knocking: Any romantic love interest flying your way, as in someone you’d like to be more than just a friend? How are you doing with the less daylight issue? Do you have daylight savings time over … Continue reading

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Questions? Fragen?

I seemed to have hit a writer’s block in recent weeks so I’m opening this blog up to you.  What do you want me to write about?  Do you have any burning questions on life in Germany or just life … Continue reading

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Epic Language Fail

Today I tried to do one of the most difficult tasks that an newly arrived expat must undertake – ordering lunch. Seriously, it is insanely difficult to order lunch in a foreign language. Not only do you have to say … Continue reading

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A Further Fencing Fail

I know I promised to summon up the courage and get my ass to fencing tonight, however, I am not going.  I have only just managed to gather up enough energy to haul myself from my bed to the couch … Continue reading

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Making A Connection

In my last post, The Expat in the Photo, I was bemoaning my inability to feel a sense of connection to people here in Hamburg. What I realised this weekend, is that I have actually started to make connections here … Continue reading

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The Expat In The Photo

When I began blogging about being a expat I made a promise to myself to blog not only about the good parts, but the bad parts as well.  This is a post about the bad parts. I was watching an … Continue reading

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