Madam let me tell you one thing

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Madam let me tell you one thing
Hello, I'm Liz - and I live in Bangalore, and as you may have guessed, I'm not Indian. I'm actually Irish, but was raised in England, so rather confusingly have an English accent.
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Website Reviews » There are 57 reviews on Madam let me tell you one thing

Dan Ayling
22:13 PM December 09, 2012

Great Blog!

Chris
22:39 PM December 09, 2012

What a great blog - it always makes me giggle. Thanks so much!

David Lomas
23:01 PM December 09, 2012

Always entertaining

Jennifer
23:03 PM December 09, 2012

Honestly, I come to read when I just need relief from the over-seriousness with which we take ourselves here in the States. Refreshing, silly, sarcastic fun! LOVE it!

Graham Welch
10:24 AM December 10, 2012

Liz has such a terrific way with words - I always come away smiling from a visit to this blog.

Isabelle Feyfant
13:01 PM December 10, 2012

I love this blog. So diverse!!!

Charlena
15:34 PM December 10, 2012

A Great Blog, That I have had the honour of recently meeting Liz. I will follow and read often. I am Grateful for this opportunity.

Angela Privin
17:06 PM December 10, 2012

Liz Scully is incredibly funny. Reading her observations of life in India is like an insiders view of an India that foreigners rarely get to see. A must read for anyone who loves to travel and is an anthropologist at heart.

Jorgie
17:55 PM December 10, 2012

a refreshing look into an exploring mind. Liz helps me see in my minds eye her observation on our day to day world. More like a friend than some anonymous person sitting at a keyboard, alone in the middle of then night.

Ailsa Craig
18:24 PM December 10, 2012

A fresh look at expat life in India - always amusing and often spot on

Ant
19:10 PM December 10, 2012

My fave blog. A right good read!

Mike Fox
19:21 PM December 10, 2012

Well written funny and very real and true! Excellent

Barbara
20:17 PM December 10, 2012

great blog, like it

Pam S
20:55 PM December 10, 2012

Love reading what Madam has to tell me.... Witty, observant and entertaining blog

Jo McGuire
21:43 PM December 10, 2012

Great read

Bryan Kitts
22:13 PM December 10, 2012

Great blog!

Catherine E
22:34 PM December 10, 2012

Brilliant! Forever entertaining.

Cath Berryman
23:41 PM December 10, 2012

Keep up the good work Madam! A jolly good read....

Tera
01:03 AM December 11, 2012

Love! Love! Love! your Irish-English-Indianish take on life love and the pursuit of cake!!!

Sara Fanning
03:37 AM December 11, 2012

I Love this blog!! Liz Scully is incredibly funny. A Very refreshing look at expat life in India. A Must Read.

Aitor
04:15 AM December 11, 2012

Really nice blog!!

Jon Vhs
08:46 AM December 11, 2012

my favourite blog! hilarious

Chris Sandel
09:23 AM December 11, 2012

I love this blog. It is always such a fun read.

Matt Gibson
10:26 AM December 11, 2012

My parents are ex-pats, and I wish they'd write a blog detailing their experiences in Greece, because there's a lot of funny observations to be made there... Until they do, I'll get my hit of ex-pat goodness from Liz :D

Catherine
10:44 AM December 11, 2012

I love Liz's blog, her entertaining stories of ex-pat life have me laughing out loud. Intelligent and witty, five stars!

Artemis
12:30 PM December 11, 2012

great blog!

K Brimelow
13:38 PM December 11, 2012

Okay, this blog has been on my reading list this whole year. There is something so delightfully quirky about everything Madame posts. As an expat myself, I completely relate - and usually find myself laughing out loud to her experiences. Well done - this certainly has my vote!

Vikram Puttanna
15:59 PM December 11, 2012

Love Liz's blog. Being Indian,i relate to most she blogs about. Her writing is quirky and wonderful, enlightening and entertaining. Keep up the awesome work Liz....Cheers...:)

Deepti Tarakanath
18:26 PM December 11, 2012

An-honest-to-God kind of voice coupled with a sense of lightheartedness in what she gathers, observes, assimilates and learns...Enjoyed it!

Mac
18:32 PM December 11, 2012

Better than going there...

Craig Wright
18:41 PM December 11, 2012

Funny, Clever, Entertaining but above all, very true! Luv it! xx

Stephen Marshall
18:59 PM December 11, 2012

Great blog from a great person and writer, cannot recommend her enough, top notch.

Jayanti
19:05 PM December 11, 2012

Love Liz's blog! it's my pick me up for the day ;)

Paulien
19:24 PM December 11, 2012

I love this blog, it's fun to read and makes me laugh!

Adam Seeley
19:54 PM December 11, 2012

Hey Liz, nice way to hear about your expatventures... been tuning in.. Very enjoyable!

Jamie Panter
20:21 PM December 11, 2012

Awesome blog. Simple. Effective. Quality.

Richard Helliwell
20:27 PM December 11, 2012

As fabulous in blog form as real life, always wonderful

Wee Jock
20:51 PM December 11, 2012

The UK and Ireland's loss is India and the Interweb's gain.

Angie
21:48 PM December 11, 2012

OK - So Liz and I share a common bond of similar professional background and being great travellers through India. I laugh out loud … I SO KOW that situation. Liz translate the sub continent in concise witty lines and remains constantly curious. After living and smashing my head against a profession brick wall in in Mumbai I am in awe of her tenacity. Don't get prozac . Get signed up to Liz's blgg… I!

SanJ
00:06 AM December 12, 2012

Always a treat to read your blogs ...:))

Ally Matthan
03:52 AM December 12, 2012

For someone who was born and brought up here in Bangalore, I find the blog refreshingly real . As a local it's nice occasionally, to open one's eyes and see things as an expat would . Thanks so much for a blog that's grounding, fun in a silly way and certainly eye-opening !

Heather
06:09 AM December 12, 2012

love the blog

Richard W
09:17 AM December 12, 2012

Jolly good blog old girl

Peter Carroll
09:29 AM December 12, 2012

Very entertaining read which picks up on the sometimes comical, sometimes every day events that us Ex Pats in India just love! Keep the posts coming

Satish Kataria
11:36 AM December 12, 2012

Always love to read this and get a new expat perspective on the colorful Indian life...

Uzma
14:11 PM December 12, 2012

love this blog :)

Claire Atherton
15:10 PM December 12, 2012

Been reading this for a while - really makes me smile

Julie R
15:43 PM December 12, 2012

Am I too late to vote? Because I freaking love this blog!

Angela
15:55 PM December 12, 2012

LOVE!!! So witty...

Paula Davis
18:49 PM December 12, 2012

Welcome Liza into your life daily and you gain an insightful, supportive and hilarious new best friend!

Steve Bull
06:23 AM December 13, 2012

Love it - light-hearted insight in to daily life for an ex-pat in India

Sujata
14:58 PM December 14, 2012

Funneeee and insightful. love to read ur views on my country!! Makes me live and miss it even more ...: )

Crunch
19:34 PM April 28, 2013

I loooveee the title of the blog. Just catching up on your writing .. it's really fun.

CMT
05:27 AM May 26, 2013

Just discovered this blog; loving it and looking forward to reading more. I was attracted by two issues Madam tackles that are near and dear to me ... the maid and the dust. I am a Canadian living in Qatar, and it is good to know that it is not only here that these two themes are woven into every waking moment.

Sara
10:08 AM June 02, 2013

I love this blog - I read it weekly and it always entertains

Robert
12:45 PM June 03, 2013

Perfect! She's extremely the best of all bloggers!

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11:48 AM December 13, 2013

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