British Pop Art
I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated with Britain. It started with the language. The accent is great to be sure but I just love their vocabulary! That particular joy started young as I remember how much I loved reading Roald Dahl as a kid. And when I got a bit older, Jane Austen made her way into my repertoire.
In high school, I remember watching Absolutely Fabulous constantly. The humor was so different than what I was used to and I couldn’t get enough of it. The characters on the show were completely flawed and the writers didn’t feel they needed to be redeemed. It was great. I was hooked.
I went to London right out of college, got a job as a bartender in a pub and knew that I had made the right decision. What an absolute blast!
Samuel Johnson was right when he said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Even though I’m not a city girl, I am always excited every time I go to London.