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Holiday explainer special: the history of mince pies! 🥧

It’s an English Christmas staple. Found on pretty much every table during the holiday season, Mince Pies are sweet, fruity (and often boozy!) pies made from shortcrust pastry and something called mincemeat. If you’re not British (or from the US, as we’ll find out later…), then you might have only heard of these mysterious pies […]

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10 wonderful podcasts about the expat experience to wrap your ears around right now

My name is Steffi. And I have a podcast addiction. Going for a walk? Podcast. Cooking dinner? Podcast. Having a bath? Podcast. Taking the bins out? PODCAST. I’m even listening to a podcast as I write this post (Today in Focus by the Guardian, one of my favourite current affairs podcasts).  I’ve been in love

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