Barry

2018年9月25日

Steak’n’Kidney Pie!(September Blog)

One of the things I miss most about England is the food. Luckily there are many places around Yokohama that provide traditional English food. One dish in particular makes some foreign people squeamish. Namely steak and kidney pie. When I was a child I hated it. Now I’m older I really enjoy it. So what exactly is it? Steak and kidney pie is a savoury pie that […]
2018年3月6日

Avebury (March Blog)

One of my favorite places in England is Avebury, a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England. One of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain, it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world. It is both a tourist attraction and a place of religious importance to p […]
2017年11月8日

Kent -November Blog-

Although my family moved every few years when I was a child I spent my formative years in Kent where I went to secondary school and then college. Despite the fact I’ve lived in Japan longer than I lived in Kent, I feel compelled to answer the question “Where are you from?” With “I’m from Kent.” Anyway, here are some facts about my adopted home town. Kent is […]
2017年4月12日

EASTER IN THE UK

It’s coming up to Easter time. When I was a child I always looked forward to Easter because children would always get chocolate Easter eggs from relatives. I’d never thought about the history or meaning of Easter until recently when asked by students. So here you are. In the UK Easter is one of the major Christian festivals of the year. It is ful […]
2016年10月19日

The Car Boot Sale

A car boot sale is to England as a garage sale is to the United States. Car boot sales involve people coming together to buy and sell unwanted and new, or second-hand, items in a public space. The phrase car boot sale comes from the habits of sellers who fill the boot of their car― in American English, the trunk ― with items to sell. These items can range fr […]