Tag Archives: British Legal Alien

What happens when Capitalism comes full circle?

What happens when Capitalism comes full circle? As far as I can work out you end up in Rockville in an eerily Communist landscape. Rockville, for the uninitiated, is a massive six lane highway, or it might even be eight … Continue reading

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Armed to the hilt and fully covered

When moving to another country there is much that is unfamiliar and so navigating each day simply requires additional energy. After some time the perennial suspicion of being taken for a ride or short changed gently starts to subside. Realistically, nothing … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble – its upon us

The car speeds through Pennsylvania. Voices incant from the back of the car: “Are we going to sleep? “Yes.” we respond in emphatic unison. “Why are we going to sleep?” We ignore that one and have just succeeded in passing/overtaking … Continue reading

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A post of perfect drivel

This post is not even going to be in the category of parental drivel, just general drivel. I have been single parenting for 16 days. There are three more to go and I am at a loss for coherent words … Continue reading

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Parenting Seminars and Reasons to Avoid Them

How I detest parenting seminars. I am sure that if I attend one I will find myself saying “Don’t hit mummy with that stick darling, it hurts mummy’s feelings’ in a pseudo-effort to educate my offspring whilst not damaging his … Continue reading

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Clockwork toys to Congress

I started to draft this post last Sunday which was not a good day. I finished it in the doctor’s waiting room, the second of the waiting rooms in which you wait in the US. This is something that Jerry … Continue reading

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Introducing the Winter Social to Euros

So what is the winter social? You poor Euros don’t know what you’re missing. You hang together at some naval bowling alley and eat M&Ms and cheap chicken wings and try to forget all about it by downing warm lager/beer. … Continue reading

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Flamingos and Skeletons

  The annual halloween bone grinding has begun. From ignoring it completely in yr 1 (2005 – that year we also ate lamb for Thanksgiving – we had no idea that would be all that was left) we now go … Continue reading

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What to do?

One Halloween parade down (Mongolian Prince with a Sword – Sword most noteworthy element), so now what next? I should start editing the 250 page report on the Misuse of Corporate Vehicles (not about dropping Pepsi in your corporate hire … Continue reading

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Why a blog?

Why am I doing this? It goes against all my better judgement.  To start with I cannot even bear the word Blog. It is sloppy and ugly. Its contours have all the shapeliness of a half sucked sweet discovered between the cushion covers, although … Continue reading

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