There are many myths & misconceptions about the UK that get on our nerves.
Just a bit.
But because we are polite and British and would rather roll in cow poo than confront anyone about anything, we have saved them up and made a podcast about them.
Here are 8 of the most common misconceptions about life in the United Kingdom.
Moving away from family is probably the number one factor that prevents people from emigrating.
There’s no easy way to say it.
Leaving loved ones behind, be it, parents, grandparents, brothers or sisters, while you and yours move far, far away to start a new life is tough.
But that’s not to say it’s impossible and that you shouldn’t do it.
Hello and welcome! This is the first of the in-betweeny true stories podcast where Brain and I will bring (or try and bring), a true story to entertain you each week!
So many of you have said that you love it when we go off on a tangent and start on a story, so this is where the idea came from!
This weeks story takes place in East London, in 1996.
Brian, who was working as a maintenance plumber, was called out to a block of flats (English word for an apartment) to fix, what he thought was, a leaky tap…
Scary things in New Zealand. Do they exist?
You are probably reading this post because you are or at some point in your life have considered moving to New Zealand.
And who could blame you? Clean, green, and with hobbits roaming the countryside in search of gold rings. New Zealand is indeed, a very attractive place to raise a family.
But what about the downsides?
What about the scary things in New Zealand? Matters that keep you awake at night worrying yourself senseless?
According to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2021 Global Liveability Index, living in Auckland, New Zealand is now the number one chosen place to live in the world.
And why not? The sun, the sails, the diversity.
Before we all hunt for our passports and leave granny, Kansas and the wind behind, let’s look at a few cold facts…
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