Category: New York Column
What will America make of Red Nose Day?
What my kids have learnt from their New York school.
After two terms experiencing the New York education system, Emma and her children find schools in Manhattan very different to those in the UK – from parental involvement to sex education.
Why Tami Taylor from Friday Night Lights is an all-American role model.
As the family adopts ‘a show’ to watch, Emma is besotted by the star with dazzling hair in a Texas high-school football drama
Can the psychics of New York predict what will happen to my family next?
Manhattan is famous for its many psychic services – so Emma decides to investigate whether spiritualists really are the new therapists in New York
What I hate about New York.
There may be a lot to love about Manhattan, but this week Emma reveals the worst things about living in the Big Apple – from tipping culture to American bacon
The 11 smells of New York City.
Chocolate, bacon, beer and pot… Emma takes a tour through a city seething with scents
Neon bagels, booze and banter – how to do a Super Bowl party for Brits in New York.
The food may have been all-American, but Emma’s American football celebration takes on a British twist – as the TV is ignored in favour of drinking and good conversation
New York has made me the mother from hell.
Can Emma convince her teenagers that fleeing from zombies and baking a masterful chocolate sponge are better than a lie-in?
Storm Jonas created a beautiful, snowy community – at least for a day.