Delia Lloyd
Delia Lloyd is an American writer based in London. Her work has appeared in The International Herald Tribune, The Financial Times and The Guardian Weekly. She is a regular contributor to and blogs about adulthood at

Entries by Delia Lloyd

Halloween in London: Why I'll Never Make It As A Brit

(2) Comments | Posted 2 November 2011 | (22:10)

Monday was Halloween.

And like all good Americans, I arose early and donned a costume.

Neither of my kids' schools were dressing up this year. But Halloween is increasingly popular here in London, especially in neighborhoods like mine, which are home to their fair share of Americans. So...

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Five Must-Read Posts On The UK Riots

(0) Comments | Posted 10 August 2011 | (19:38)

Well, I was going to write about something terribly middle-aged today (like back pain). But then reality intervened and I decided to back-burner that post in favor of current events.

As you undoubtedly know, the U.K. has been battered by a series of riots over the past few days which...

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My Working Class Holiday In England

(3) Comments | Posted 14 July 2011 | (08:16)

Part of the beauty of being an expatriate is that just when you think you really "get" another culture, you find out that you actually don't, and peel off a whole new layer of understanding.

My first inkling that I still had way more to learn about the UK came...

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5 Useful Pieces of British Slang

(0) Comments | Posted 30 June 2011 | (08:11)

From time to time, I enjoy sharing the wonderful peculiarities of British English I encounter during everyday life over here in the U.K. A few years back, I identified that inimitable term, trouser tenting, to capture that time in the morning when a gentleman might be - how...

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