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We’ll take more care of you?

Some of you may remember that when British Airways was formed in the early 1970s out of the old BOAC and BEA their advertising jingle ran: “We’ll take more care of you/Fly the flag”. As far as Dave and I are concerned, that slogan hasn’t held good for a long time. We’re not terribly impressed […]

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Cloning, kinky sex scandal, burglary…

... and a three-legged horse I stumbled upon an old bit of news in the online Kiss-and-Tell-egraph the other day

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Arise, Sir Pterry!

We were delighted to hear that Terry Pratchett was given a knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours for services to literature – a great way to celebrate 25 years of his wonderful Discworld series of novels. Sir Terry (affectionately nicknamed Pterry by his fans in tribute to the characters in his seventh Discworld novel, […]

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Dumber and dumberer

We’ve been convinced for several years that the Daily Telegraph has been diluting its serious content with more and more frivolous content to boost sales. (One of the signs of this happening was that Private Eye stopped calling it the “Torygraph” and – reflecting the frequency with which photographs of a certain British actress in […]

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British Expat Newsletter:
3 December 2008

This week: Comings and goings - some of the factors influencing potential and actual British expats' decisions on whether to live in the UK or overseas.

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