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Bond Girl: Vanessa Perroncel

Interview Of A Bond Girl

 This month, our book club is reading Ian Fleming’s Dr No featuring James Bond In fact, Cheltenham Literature Festival selected it for ‘The Big Read’ last year What better way to start the book study than lunch with a friend who happened to be a Bond…

September 25, 2013
Raising Second Generation Expats
Living In England

Raising Second Generation Expats

Ever wonder what it would be like to live abroad with your family?  – In my last post  I interviewed four American expat moms who described what it was really like  to live in a foreign country when they were kids – – the good…

April 6, 2013
Reflecting on an expat upbringing
Family Activities Living In England

Reflecting On An Expat Upbringing

Due to an overwhelming response on my post ’Where Are You From?’, I decided to write a follow-up from a different angle – Handmade by Jane Foster – Wondering how my children may reflect upon living abroad, I posed questions to four American expat…

April 3, 2013
Interview With Expats Blog
Living In England My Story

Interview By Expats Blog

 Recently, I was approached by Expats Blog for an interview I figured, why not? – – I try to find the right balance of what to share personally online, and I’ve revealed a little more about me in this interview with Expats Blog – I hope…

January 31, 2013
My Story

Behind The Scenes: An Olympic Opening Ceremony Performer

* Ah, the magic of the blogging world… Over the last two years I’ve been following Laura Porter’s travel blog written by an English mom with good ideas of things to do in London Having been a gymnast and wanna-be professional dancer myself, I…

August 3, 2012
Living In England

Being British vs English (Part II)

Today is a continued conversation about what it means to be British vs English. Last week’s Part One highlighted the geopolitical definition and offered the lovely words from Sarah of Modern Country Style.   Image: A Place For Tea For today I invited Laura of A…

March 9, 2011
Thatched cottage
Living In England

Being British vs English (Part I)

When I moved here, I asked if the United Kingdom was a country. Unanimously, the reply was ‘yes’. Then I’d ask (not to be ‘cheeky’), then what is England? I’d get blank stares, unsure how to answer this because they didn’t know. One English…

March 2, 2011