An Englishman should never try to be anything else.
Around the world, most women with even the smallest degree of discernment really like an English Gentleman. Most foreign women find a real English Gentleman, quirky, strange, charming, polite, and quite irresistible. Don’t try to change yourself to ‘fit in’ with the people around you, if anything, when abroad become slightly more ‘English’. Be yourself, no matter what they say.
An Englishman In New York ~ Sting
Please listen responsibly.
My first time in New York I made the huge mistake of trying to be like a native New Yorker. That was never going to work. When I learned that I needed to be as English as cricket, Noel Coward, and afternoon tea, I could get any woman I liked to have lunch with me, at least twice. If a woman lunches with you twice…..
these opinions are mine, and mine alone