Monthly Archives: April 2010

Lesson #17 – Do NOT read the Evening Standard in the tube while walking

That’s what I was up to yesterday evening. With the nose buried in the free copy of Evening Standard, I was tryin to fully utilize every walking second by reading up on the latest news while walking from the Piccadilly … Continue reading

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Did you know? – Ikea Edmonton sells 35p ice cream and has fries that taste like Singapore Macs

Today we went to Ikea to get furniture for the house with our housemate. First time going with people who are into furniture stuff. I was always overwhelmed by the loads of selections in Singapore and got tired just wandering … Continue reading

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Lessons #16 – Heating up scones in an oven only require about 5min at 180deg direct heat

Fire alarm rang again today. I set up an alarm today for 8min. Beep beep beep beep – after nearly a min later, I turned the oven off and after opening the oven door. Fire alarm sounded around 30s later. … Continue reading

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Lesson #15 – When Cooking, Do Not Watch TV

yes… we set the flat smoke alarm off like 3 times since our 3 weeks here. and burnt a pot of boiled potatoes dry…very well trained and quick in turning it off now. but of course, we learnt it the … Continue reading

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Did you know? Estonia used to be independent prior to WW2

Some historical facts about Estonia. This was triggered off due to 2 Estonian girls bunking in over last weekend due to the Iceland eruption. Had a short geographical lessons on Estonia and illustrating some quick facts 1. It covers 45,227 … Continue reading

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Lesson #14 – Brazil is the ONLY Portuguese Speaking Country in the whole of South America.

The rest from Mexico right down to Argentina, speak spanish. I never knew that till now as well.

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Lesson #13 – Scandinavia is NOT a Country

May be you already know that. but Scandinavia is a REGION in northern Europe, comprising Norway, Denmark & Sweden. [with Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands sometimes included.] the first time i ever heard spoken swedish and estonian, i thot … Continue reading

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