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Monthly Archive: August 2018

Take 46: Afternoon Tea

Tea. It’s a British thing. Tea is a British institution. I love tea. I can hardly explain how important tea is to me. My day doesn’t really begin until I’ve had a nice cuppa. I prefer a mug to a teacup. And I prefer a bowl to a mug. But whatever […]

Take 45: 1968

I have always wanted to be an actress. (I may have mentioned that before.) It has been my dream since I was a girl. I did my first play when I was nine years old and I haven’t looked back. And I’ve played all sorts of women; queens, witches, lovers, […]

10 různých způsobů, jak říct “How are you”

How are you? je otázka, kterou jste se naučili v některé z prvních lekcí angličtiny a kterou zaslechnete v téměř každé anglické konverzaci. Všichni víme, že znamená “jak se máš” – ale byla by chyba nepodívat se na ni trochu víc zblízka. Ona totiž ta otázka – a taky odpověď […]

Take 44: Tipping Tips

You know, I’m not a fan of tipping. I don’t mind rewarding someone for exceptional service. But I think good service should be the norm, don’t you? I mean, if you’re at a restaurant, you’re not eating for free! You’re paying for your food, its preparation, for sitting at a […]

Take 43: Shopping for Clothes

You know, Abbey is very eco-conscious. She worries about wasting water and about having the heating too high. She buys organic beauty and cleaning products and tries to buy locally grown food. I don’t do any of these things. But the one thing I feel quite strongly about is clothes. […]