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by fairvis » Mon May 07, 2012 6:39 pm
by mattvan1 » Tue May 08, 2012 10:06 pm
fairvis wrote:Well, this is probably a little bit OT for this forum, but pretty much everything is OT in this forum...After completing my PhD here in Alabama, I've been offered a postdoc at the University of Manchester, and will be moving there sometime in June (after dropping off a bunch of my stuff in Cleveland before hopping the plane across the pond). That being said, have any of you guys gone through the US/UK ex-pat type of thing? I did an apartment-hunting visit to Manchester a few weeks ago, and loved the city and the people. It helps that I didn't look any different (and was once even called a Yorkshire farmer by some chick at a pub, quickly rescinded when I opened my mouth) and tipped publicans...So, if any of you have any advice about living overseas, I'd be glad to hear it. I'll be over there for at least two years (the terms of my appointment). Probably should also try to get British_Pharaoh and dazindiansfanuk to get me some info on the best ways to keep up with Cleveland sports over there...
by Erie Warrior » Wed May 09, 2012 2:05 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Wed May 09, 2012 3:18 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Wed May 09, 2012 3:22 pm
Erie Warrior wrote:Take food with you.
by mattvan1 » Wed May 09, 2012 6:46 pm
British_Pharaoh wrote:Erie Warrior wrote:Take food with you.He doesn't have to, there are plenty of KFCs, McDonalds, Subways and Burger Kings over here thanks to the new imperialism is called 'globalisation'
by fairvis » Wed May 09, 2012 7:27 pm
by British_Pharaoh » Wed May 09, 2012 7:54 pm
by mattvan1 » Wed May 09, 2012 9:17 pm
British_Pharaoh wrote: I was being facetious with my American junk food comments.
by YahooFanChicago » Thu May 10, 2012 12:37 am
by fairvis » Fri May 11, 2012 5:22 am
by mattvan1 » Fri May 11, 2012 8:29 am
fairvis wrote:That, and my boss is a Steelers fan from Pittsburgh.
by RickNashEquilibrium » Fri May 11, 2012 10:56 am
by Hikohadon » Fri May 11, 2012 4:26 pm
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