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Lesson Four: Tiptoe Through The Tutus

"I stood up, recognised a 3/4 rhythm, and tried to spot myself in the mirror. Not difficult. I was the only one moving sideways instead of forwards, stomping two seconds late, holding half a castanet wrapped round my thumb the other round the wrist, and wearing corduroy trousers." Graeme attends a class himself - a dancing class.

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Changing Faces

Fed up with the same old face staring back at you from the mirror each morning? Feel your image is letting you down in that important business interview? Try the BE Virtual Makeover!

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It’s a sin

Travel brings with it the risk of falling foul of the local laws, if you're not familiar with them. Here are just a few of the weirder laws from around the world... or so we're told.

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Lesson Three: Chicken chests and cheeps

"I groaned inwardly. So, no money again, then. I came to call them my 'Russian classes' – goods in exchange for knowledge, consommés for consonants in the present case. Expanding my stomach rather than my wallet." Dr Graeme Porte's latest students - restaurateurs - offer payment in kind rather than cash!

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Lesson Two: Never forget Lesson Number One

"While still regaining his breath, Mr Jesús María d'Avila opened hostilities: 'Plis, ...Ah must to eensist...joo coll me just Jesus.' 'Just Jesus?' 'No... Ah em... only Jesus, noothink more. Not Mary, plis.' He was at least humility – if not divinity – personified..." Dr Graeme Porte extends his student list!

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