Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lesson #38 – Following the crowd can reap unexpected rewards

Today was the 4th day of Wimbledon Championships. C and I managed to get tics and hence made our way down to west London by tube. Tip here – if you ever go Wimbledon, remember to alight at Southfields station … Continue reading

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Lesson #37 – Heels Etiquette in England

ever wondered how those girls do it? strut around in their highest of heels on the cobble stone paved pathways? well. here’s how: option A- One should always make sure that you have a pair of spare flats on days … Continue reading

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Lesson #36 – How to participate in a football game without getting injured

Play with kids who are less than 12 years old!! On one of the rare occasions, I decided to participate in my flatmate C’s weekly activity – playing football! With the shining sun( the weather that I would choose to … Continue reading

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Did you know? – The Great Fire in 1666 was a result of gluttony…

a theory by one contemporary preacher? Apparently this was because the fire started in Pudding Lane and ended at Pye(pie) corner. According to this site – http://www.britainexpress.com/attractions.htm?attraction=3292 I am really amazed how these little theories came about . Apparently, this was their … Continue reading

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Did you know? – The Jerusalem Tavern in London dates back to 1720s

Not everyone might be interested in taverns. But this particular one intrigued me. Especially with its alt-modish design and it looked like one of those very old pubs found in movies! Apparently it was founded in 1140 and it is also … Continue reading

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Did you know? – St Bartholomew-the-Great is one of the scene settings for Four Weddings and a Funeral

Find this familiar? Was out with my new found friend C from the canal today. Another friend C came along as well. The 3Cs had a chat session at Medcalf cafe along Weymouth Market. I mistook Weymouth market to be a … Continue reading

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Lesson #35 – How to make bacon baked rice in 5 simple steps

Ingredients needed: sliced Bacon, peas, corn, cooked rice, sliced onion, cheese(grated or slices) 1. Fry some onion with uncooked rice with butter for about 10min. Then add in some hot water(approximately covering the rice) and leave it to boil at … Continue reading

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