Reflection

You can take the man out of Britain…

... but you can't take the Britain out of the man. I've been in Frankfurt for over two years now. There are many things I've had to get used to living here, but there are some things, bar my slight British twang in my German accent, that would make anybody notice a mile away that I'm… Continue reading You can take the man out of Britain…

Britain, Travelling

A German’s first time in Britain

(Just to note, as per: This article is not meant to cause any offence - it's purely all meant as a joke, of course!) Ah, Germans. Aren't they great? With their Hausschuhe and their Brötchen... I wrote a nice little post about them a few weeks ago which you can read here. But, what happens when… Continue reading A German’s first time in Britain

Deutsch, Language

“You’ve got a pickle on your face”: Some common false friends in German

False friends. Aren't they fun? They either make you sound daft when you're speaking (in this case) German, or make Germans sound daft when they're speaking English. In this post, I'm going to tell you some simple and common false friends which you may come across and may lead you to confusion. Smoking Translation: tuxedo This… Continue reading “You’ve got a pickle on your face”: Some common false friends in German

Frankfurt, Home, In Pictures

June 2015 in pictures

What a rollercoaster month - quite literally at the end! Half of this month has been spent in England at home and half back in Frankfurt. Tomorrow I'll be heading back to Frankfurt to a weekend with highs of 37 degrees... ugh! Anyway, here's June 2015 in pictures. July is going to be an exciting… Continue reading June 2015 in pictures