Author Archives: Die Reise meines Leben

Lesson #89 – Discussing Why the London transport system refund system needs to think about building in flexibility….

Apparently London transport system doesnt allow any spontaneity. Was charged extra on my oyster card as I forgot to tap on the system on my entry at Teddington rail station. As it seemed, now the transport system doesnt allow us … Continue reading

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Lesson #87 – People in the UK wake up earlier in Spring time

Same time; same bus; same route. But yet there were obvious differences – more passengers, more congested routes and once again the bus terminated halfway!!!! Goodness. After 1.5months of waking up 1 hour earlier to head to work, I seemed … Continue reading

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Lesson #86 – Entering the UK from Ireland/Island of Isles does not require one to clear passport control

We whizzed through the passport control in Stansted on Monday night upon our return from Kerry. Apparently, the immigration control allows anyone coming in from Ireland(Northern and Republic) plus Island of Isles to exit through a special path. Not sure … Continue reading

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Lesson #85 – How to apply for a reader card at the British Library

Totally amazing how I was living near the British library for around five months and never once have I ever stepped into it. However, a comment from my brother to understand more about my historical background prompted me to initiate … Continue reading

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Lesson #84 – Engineering works is not limited to within London

Sounds like a very basic concept to everyone – but it took a trip to Sussex for me to find that out. London is a city with engineering works on tracks being carried out every weekend and there are proper … Continue reading

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Lesson #83 – Importance of a P45 in UK

Coming to the end of a financial year, what is one common activity everyone in the country has to partake in? FILING YOUR TAX!! It would be a breeze if all factors remain constant – your pay, the taxation guidelines, … Continue reading

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Lesson #82 – How to enjoy a lovely meal of baked chicken with soya sauce

One of the easiest meal I have made. Simply with dark soy sauce and chicken. Two step process – 1. Marinate the chicken with the sauce and leave it in the refrigerator over night. 2. Take it out after 24 … Continue reading

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