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Brexit and British Culture – Now and Going Forwards

Brexit. A topic that it’s been hard to ignore over the past few weeks. Social media streams have been bombarded with comments and articles on the subject since the UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum...


What? Cut down on drinking?!

The British Reaction to the UK’s latest Alcohol Guidelines Note for my expat readers – this is intended as a humorous, ‘tongue in cheek’ post, although I hope you will still find the cultural observations of value!  For those...

Expatrirate Training Awards

Acquisition International Award Winner 2015

I am delighted to have been voted the UK’s Expatriate Cross-Cultural Coach of the Year for 2015! I am generally so absorbed by my clients and the work at hand that it is lovely to remember that I am...


What do the British really think of the Royal Family?

On 16 September 2015 the Queen reached a milestone of 65 years on the throne, making her the longest serving monarch in British history. Although many Brits were openly disparaging, many were quietly proud of this achievement. The Queen...



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