A Londoner’s perspective on LA’s public transport

Let’s be realistic, the City of Angels isn’t known for its public transportation system.  The consensus here and abroad is that if you’re in LA, you need a car. I have a car! Unfortunately, I don’t have a valid California driving license (through no lack of trying) so I have instead relied on buses and trains. […]

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Bangkok West Thai – Review

I went to Bangkok West Thai for a belated Birthday meal the other Friday with my LA family.  The four of us had a lovely evening – we ate, we drank, we laughed, we recommend, and that’s the end of my review! We were five minutes late and because of this, the restaurant called to […]

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That California smile

I had my wisdom teeth removed last month. I feel like I’ve been initiated into a secret ‘teeth club,’-a club where dentistry is on a whole different level. I’m used to the obligatory, once a year, 5-minute check-up.  The dentist reels off the alphabet backwards (or whatever it is they’re doing, reciting those letters!). I […]

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10 terrific tips for new LA transplants

Setting up a new home from scratch is a mammoth task. My husband and I like to think of ourselves as savvy shoppers and researched a bunch of ways to afford a place we’re happy with aesthetically, without spending an ungodly amount of money. The main reason we we’re so keen to invest time looking […]

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The first couple of months

It’s been over two months since making the big move to LA and I’ve been trying to sum up my first impressions. First things first, I shall start by mentioning the weather.  It’s an English trait to start a conversation by discussing the weather after all… LA weather, how else can I describe it but, […]

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello, my name is Jessica. I moved to LA from London in December 2015 with my husband. English Lass in LA is a fun way for me to impart the advice I am accumulating, navigating this new world. It’s a big deal relocating to another state, let alone a different country for the first time. […]

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