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motherhendiaries

Hi there! I am an American who washed up on the shores of England over 25 years ago. I decided that if my life is an open book anyway, I better start writing some of it down before I get too old to remember that I enjoyed most of it. And if I can make you choke on your bagel or snort coffee out your nose from time to time, I feel I have succeeded in my mission here. Someone has to do it. Welcome to the comedrama dust bath that is my life...

How to Talk British Part 1

People sometimes say that America and England are 2 countries separated by a common language, and I would have to agree. Moving over here I soon discovered that what I said was often misunderstood, and it had less to do with my broad Yankee accent and more to […]

Me and U

Well here we are! First off, can I extend a big welcome to all new readers!  Thank you so much for stopping by, and I hope you find your visit to this blog a pleasant one.  For those of you returning to “Mother Hen Diaries – The Sequel,” […]

Run, Little Pony!

Though pony ownership is every little girl’s dream, to this very day it remains a bit of a mystery to me as to how my own family ended up fulfilling it. Sure, every kid has dreams, but one thing I learned early on was that a dreamer was sure […]