New book alert! Moving to the UK: A Concise Guide for South Africans by Sam Beckbessinger
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Moving to the UK: A Concise Guide for South Africans by Sam Beckbessinger is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Thinking of moving to the UK but don’t know where to start? Overwhelmed by the information coming at you after a Google search? Baffled by visa requirements? Worried about how your kids and your beloved pet iguana would handle it?

Fear not!

Written by a seasoned mover who’s been there, done that and even brought back the tea towel, Sam Beckbessinger will hold your hand in this end-to-end guide to moving from South Africa to the land of tabloids, tweed and terrible weather.

Inside, you’ll find helpful tips, funny anecdotes and thorough to-do lists to keep you on track.

This guide covers everything from the practicalities of finding a job and a place to live to the cultural quirks of British life (yes, they really are obsessed with tea), equipping you with everything you need to know about fitting in on this weird, adorable island.

About the author

Sam Beckbessinger is the author of the bestselling Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grownup and the novel Girls of Little Hope (co-authored with Dale Halvorsen).

Her interactive story about climate change, Survive the Century, was featured in New Scientist and Gizmodo.

She teaches creative writing at Bath Spa University, writes kids’ TV and picture books, once wrote for Marvel and is weirdly obsessed with spreadsheets. She grew up on a farm near Durban with a pet donkey named Mr Magoo but now lives in London.

Categories Non-fiction South Africa

Tags Jonathan Ball Publishers Moving to the UK New books New releases Sam Beckbessinger

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