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10 things to do in Cambridge, by an ex-local

When I’m thinking of home, Cambridge is definitely the first place that comes to mind.  It’s the city where I grew up, went to school, met some life long friends, got drunk for the first time, had my first kiss, and dated my husband. So I obviously hated it and couldn’t wait to leave. Its actually a really cool place,…

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Fries on Friday – Reviewing America’s Fast Food

So as my blog is called Chips vs Fries, I should probably appease those who have come here looking for some fabulous french Fries or some Chips from the Chippy down the road.   (For the Ameircans, chips are fries). (For the Brits, fries are chips). (For anyone that doesn’t know what’s going on, I’m talking about fried sticks of potato). …

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Moving Abroad – Dealing with my fear of change

I’m scared… Of spiders.Finding hidden mushrooms in my pasta.Death (whoa that got too real).Change (real but not too real). For now, let’s focus on that crippling fear of change, specifically moving abroad, and save death for the therapy.  I’d like to think I’m reasonably good at coping with change. I grew up moving around the UK every few years, so much…