Understanding British Slang

British Slang

We may speak the same language, have the same woman on our currency, and both include ‘u’ in our spellings of colour, flavour and neighbour. But when it comes to slang and idioms, Canadians and Brits might as well be speaking foreign languages. Before my trip to London, my understanding of British slang was quite […]

Parks, Pubs and Plaques: A First-Timer’s Visit to London

History in London

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to visit London. I mean it has everything I love in a big city; great public transportation, multiculturalism, interesting architecture, street art, distinct neighbourhoods, green spaces, and an array of food choices. I was really excited to visit London. Hunky British accents aside, England is the country […]