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James Jeffrey


James Jeffrey, 33, is a British journalist based in Austin, where he graduated with a master's in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2012. He currently freelances for a mixture of publications in the U.S., the U.K. and further afield, as well as blogging about life in America.

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Saint Patrick's Day

A journey through Dublin: Make mine a Guinness or a Jameson

By James Jeffrey

During my undergraduate days, I had a slightly unfortunate experience at a party involving too many pints of Guinness, the legacy of which meant I avoided the ominous-looking liquid for ...

Presidential Snapshot

LBJ Library exhibit highlights photojournalism’s role in capturing the American experience

By James Jeffrey

A new photo exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library features a relentless array of seismic moments from recent U.S. history that leaves the observer stunned and reminded of both ...

Holiday cheer

Put a British spin on the holiday season with plum puddings from Sticky Toffee Pudding Co.

By James Jeffrey

Baking entrepreneur and sticky toffee pudding queen Tracy Claros is bringing a taste of "A Christmas Carol" to Austin during the Christmas run up. She imports the traditional British festive ...

classics return

Austinite Jacqueline Kelly writes sparkling sequel to 1908's The Wind in the Willows

By James Jeffrey

That irascible anti-hero Toad is back once again, causing mischief and landing hot air balloons on church steeples in the latest rendition of the literary classic The Wind in the ...

Holiday Blues

Not so thankful for Thanksgiving: An expat's take on America's quintessential holiday

By James Jeffrey

The quintessential American holiday and food fest that is Thanksgiving poses a number of dilemmas for foreigners living here, especially any audacious enough to work as freelancers. As a British ...

Culture of Giving

Austin-based clothing company Open Arms restores dignity to female refugees

By James Jeffrey

Every company’s employees have their share of stories. But the ones you’ll hear at Open Arms aren’t the average collection, including tales of years spent in refugee ...

Food for thought

How ethical is your coffee? Exploring the local stance on fair and direct trade

By James Jeffrey

Standing in front of the coffee selection in a grocery store or a cafe is often thrilling (so much choice!), but also perplexing: Which one do I choose? Such indecision ...

Sweet Success

The Sticky Toffee Pudding Co.: Making a lasting impression on the dessert market nationwide

By James Jeffrey

England native and baking entrepreneur Tracy Claros is already focused on Christmas due to making most of her money during the holiday shopping season. So despite 90-degree-plus temperatures, she’s ...

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