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Returning to London after 20 years in Europe

Old Dec 10th 2007, 1:51 am
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In today's Guardian -- one man's thoughts:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/britain/ar...225045,00.html

Those who've returned, do you agree?

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Old Dec 10th 2007, 2:12 am
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Originally Posted by SarahInTX View Post
In today's Guardian -- one man's thoughts:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/britain/ar...225045,00.html

Those who've returned, do you agree?

Sarah
What a brilliant, funny article! Thanks for posting it!
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Old Dec 10th 2007, 8:54 am
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Default Re: Returning to London after 20 years in Europe

Originally Posted by SarahInTX View Post
In today's Guardian -- one man's thoughts:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/britain/ar...225045,00.html

Those who've returned, do you agree?

Sarah
Interesting article and it sounds to me the treadmill of life in london is getting quicker and quicker .Sounds great for a short while but id rather take my chances somewhere on the south coast .
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Old Dec 12th 2007, 5:56 am
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Originally Posted by SarahInTX View Post
In today's Guardian -- one man's thoughts:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/britain/ar...225045,00.html

Those who've returned, do you agree?

Sarah
nobody made him go to London or go in Starbucks or the tube etc etc etc maybe the guy just needs a cottage in the country,but then I guess life would be to slow for him and there would be no action and not a Starbucks in sight.
He doesn't talk about the great British People or the not so extreem climate or the fact that you can have a walk to the shops and see 20 familiar faces and when they ask you how are you doing they ACTUALLY mean it
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Originally Posted by psb182 View Post
nobody made him go to London or go in Starbucks or the tube etc etc etc maybe the guy just needs a cottage in the country,but then I guess life would be to slow for him and there would be no action and not a Starbucks in sight.
He doesn't talk about the great British People or the not so extreem climate or the fact that you can have a walk to the shops and see 20 familiar faces and when they ask you how are you doing they ACTUALLY mean it
He was from London when he left so he was comparing it with the London of 1987.
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Default Re: Returning to London after 20 years in Europe

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He doesn't talk about the great British People or the not so extreem climate or the fact that you can have a walk to the shops and see 20 familiar faces and when they ask you how are you doing they ACTUALLY mean it
He's returning from Europe, though, not the U.S. You can walk to the shops there, too, and see 20 familiar faces who won't ask how you are doing and not mean it Though, TBH, I can walk to the shops here in the U.S. and see plenty of familiar faces. As for the "great British people", well I'm sure there are some great people there, but there are also great people in any country.
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Default Re: Returning to London after 20 years in Europe

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nobody made him go to London or go in Starbucks or the tube etc etc etc maybe the guy just needs a cottage in the country,but then I guess life would be to slow for him and there would be no action and not a Starbucks in sight.
He doesn't talk about the great British People or the not so extreem climate or the fact that you can have a walk to the shops and see 20 familiar faces and when they ask you how are you doing they ACTUALLY mean it
Any news on your planned move?
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hope you have ihard hat and a stab vest
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