AN ENGLISH ROSE IN GEORGIA – MEGXIT ROCKS THE UK

16
Jan
First Brexit, now Megxit.  The land of my birth, and to a lesser extent the rest of the world, has been shaken by last week’s announcement by Prince Harry and Meghan’s, aka the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, decision to distance themselves from the royal family. Below is an exact quote of their statement: “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family, and work to become financially...

AN ENGLISH ROSE IN GEORGIA – CHARLES DICKENS AND HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

02
Jan
I recently visited the land of my birth, and I was able to get my “London fix” and spend some time with dear friends in this big city.  Although I love living in Coastal Georgia and enjoy the beauty of our area as well as having the city of Savannah on our doorstep, I occasionally need to reconnect with my roots and spend a little time in England and London in particular. Last week, I visited the Charles Dickens Museum, which I had last visited about 30 years ago.  This museum is located across the road from the office...

AN ENGLISH ROSE IN GEORGIA – BREXIT UPDATE – CLARITY AT LAST

19
Dec
Everyone in the land of my birth is relieved that the general election is over and that there is a clear way forward on Brexit.  While not everyone was thrilled with the outcome, which is true in any election, the result means clarity. After a long period of political indecision and uncertainty, the United Kingdom’s electorate gave Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and his British Conservative Party a huge majority, and therefore a firm mandate to proceed with Brexit. As a quick reminder, the British voted to leave Europe in June 2016 and the last three and a half years...