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10 tips for Brits living in Seattle

How to get on in the Emerald City without coming off like a barmy wanker.
Dec 19, 2013
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How DNA can (and can’t) help you trace your family roots

Elizabeth Hayden headed for the rolling hills of the Cotswold in England to find the ancestral home of her great-grandfather, Thomas Thatcher Grimmett. (Left photo by Joe Dunckley via Flickr) DNA technology is great. But if you really want to connect with your ancestors, do your genealogical research the old fashioned way. 
Sep 4, 2013
Who needs food when you've got the universal life force? (Photo by  Martin Sharman )

Brit in Seattle attempts to live without food

A journey into the global movement of people who say they can survive without eating.
Jun 4, 2013
Marina Diamandis (Photo by Thomas Henz for Valve Online Music Magazine)

Five global groups hitting Seattle stages this spring

From Jamaica to Venezuela to Wales, there’s a slew of international acts coming to town in April and May.
Apr 9, 2013
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A Fremont Pub Feels Like Home for English Football Fanatics

My dad is a football fanatic, and I don’t mean he loves the Seahawks. He is a die-hard fan of what Americans refer to as soccer. When I was a kid I was woken up most weekend mornings to the sounds of him and his football buddies yelling at the TV. By the time I had […]
Feb 4, 2013
Bat for Lashes (Photo by Vince Kmeron)

5 hot British acts invading Seattle this winter

Dreary winter days getting you down? The only prescription is more cowbell (…or guitar…or synthesizers) courtesy of some great bands from across the pond.
Jan 31, 2013