10 things I learned during my 3 months in the south of England in the coastal town of Bournemouth, while producing artist Darren Hodson & The Southern Companion's new album "1000 Days of Rain" :
England has beaches. England gets sunshine. Combining both can be a challenge.
Sainsbury's, if left unchecked, will eventually kill you.
Bangers & Mash is deadly addictive. So is Sheppard's Pie. Sheesh. And let's not even start in with the Cadbury's aisle ...
The Royal Bath delivers.
UK medical clinics treat foreigners like pub buddies. And lancing has been replaced with Boots pharma.
Left-hand stick is easier than the manual would have you believe.
Southern Rail is a walk in the park. London tube can get dicey.
Brits really really seem to like Canadian Maple Leaf cookies,.
7 times out of 10, I have no idea what anyone is saying. I don't speak English.
All studio recording activities come to a grinding halt during football matches... and World Cup, well, never mind...