poetry · prose

A5

Saturday, April 21, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. A5:  Mass noun A standard European size of paper, 210 x 148 mm (5.8 x 8.3 in). Compare with A4.   "Every night I cannot sleep; maroon tinted insomnia, they call it, I've had it for so long where reality becomes distorted not by the blackness of night,… Continue reading A5

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Blogging · How to be British

A Year in a Blog

One year ago I decided to listen to a friend and start a blog. A year ago TODAY. Can you believe it? I still can't!! A year ago, I had a thing for writing and a thing for Britishisms and just so happened to combine the two. Weird, right? Especially since I'm an American. And… Continue reading A Year in a Blog

How to be British · Flash Fiction

Boyo: One Year Old!

Friday, April 20, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Boyo:  Noun, Irish and Welsh informal  A boy or man (used chiefly as a form of address). Compare with bloke. HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!!!! I'll have a post out later on with more of my undying devotion. Just know you all are incredible and you have my gratitude and love. ~Kelsey    "We decide to have a picnic.… Continue reading Boyo: One Year Old!

poetry

Game on

Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Game on:  Phrase, informal  Said when one feels a situation is about to develop in one's favour.   "Fire burns the room on low steady, sparkling like fairy lights such a dazzling show-- dearest, take a bow before the crowd we are here for you. Diamonds, sapphires, and emeralds… Continue reading Game on