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COVID 19

COVID 19

We are living in very difficult times and we are very mindful of the added stress for migrants to...

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Only Connect

Only Connect

The foundation of many Eritrean and Ethiopian meals is injera, a special sort o bread, served with...

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World Book Day

World Book Day

World Book Day - 1st Thursday in March   "Stephen King called them ‘uniquely portable magic’...

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Let it Snow!

Let it Snow!

TGIUK's top tips to survive (and enjoy!) the snow    I am writing this on the 1st March...

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Getting fired

A French and Spanish women were comparing the UK to Spain and France with me. They told me that in...

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A Mexican view

A Mexican view

    Many of our stories have been from people who live in the city but here we have a story...

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Back to school

Back to school

Well, the Christmas holidays are now over and everyone is back to school or work. If you want to...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

TGIUK has been celebrating Christmas in the UK, sharing pictures of Christmas food and Christmas...

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Surprised?

Surprised?

I thought I might add something today about the different ways the English express surprise. I...

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The Weather

When I ask people who have immigrated here, what has most surprised them or struck them, many...

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How are you?

In the UK, we say hello and then we say how are you? The response is fine unless it is a close...

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Getting fired

Discussing the difference between careers in France and Spain, I learnt that in the UK, you are...

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Halloween

Going out into London today, there were some wonderful creepy decorated houses, skulls with...

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Living in the UK

What might you not know when you arrive in a new country and in the UK? You might have all kinds...

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