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... But it's gradually become more natural to speak English again. As for getting up to speed with new words and phrases, I think the only one I'll take with me is "pop-up shop" (in my day, we just called it a market and weren't too fussy about whether it was temporary or permanent). Seems to be popping up all over the shop (sigh). Oh, and maybe a less savoury one that my old uni friend taught me but that I think I'll have to censor here. Although ...
... centre has been gentrified beyond repair, Hillsborough is more like the Sheffield I remember from the early to mid 90s.
I make my way to the indoor shopping centre for lunch, where I find a fantastic, old-fashioned greasy spoon caff called Shoppers Rest, which probably hasn't updated its menu since the 1970s. My southern/Swenglish accent makes me stick out like a sore thumb here but the staff are friendly ...
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Waiting for the tram in Hillsborough, I see a parent with their child on a "leash". Or with reins, as they were called in my day. Very practical indeed, but they would doubtless cause an outcry in Sweden. Also chance upon a general store, and by general I mainly mean tat. Looking for outrageous bling to take back to Sweden but it's all far too tasteful. But do manage to pick up some Little Britain stickers for 20p.
At 1.30 pm ...