When visiting London and travelling by Tube, you will probably soon notice that it is hard to tell which would be the right thing to do? This question refers to the side you walk on. Sometimes it seems that everyone walks on the right hand side. Sometimes on the left hand side. But there is … More The right thing to do!
You may have recognised the heading being an adaption of Shakespeare’s most known quote. But the question seems to be actually important and it arose on a Virgin Train service. Probably every toilet on any train or plane around the globe has a sign telling you not to flush certain items in the toilet. Virgin … More To flush or not to flush?
Yesterday, we attended Trooping the colour, the ceremony for the Queen’s official birthday which is always celebrated mid of June. Her actual birthday, however, is somewhen in April. But English weather makes a celebration in summer a bit nicer. And yesterday, we had super sunshine with tempratures as high as 28 degrees celsius. It has … More Happy Birthday, Her Majesty!
Regular readers of our Blog are well aware of our struggles with banking and call centre ending up just too often without the right answer or any help at all. Today, I have been told a story compared to which our past experience seems to be just ridiculously unimportant. A colleague of mine and his … More Sorry, we are closed!
There are a lot of famous modernist architects. One of them is truly outstanding. He was a pioneer in modernism, although he was never trained as an architect or engineer in university. The speech is of Le Crobusier, a French architect, who developed five principles of modernist architecture which were followed by a lot of … More A theory of colours
We are on a short trip to German for a baptism of a friend’s daughter. But something should too not be missed in Germany: a full english breakfast. However, this time with proper German bread. Yummie!
“Yo, I’ll tell you what I want. What I really, really want…” and “Backstreet’s back, alright!” are THE rhythms of the 90s. And the 90s are more than back. They are THE trend in fashion and nightlife. Whether it is a progress to wear trousers that end not much below the breast or tops that allow … More Wannabe
England is the mother country and the home of football. Football is therefore a big thing in England. Majority of men are regularly playing football with friends or in amateur clubs. And most of them like watching the football, too. The Premier League is one of the most reputable leagues in the world. Thus, it … More Football’s coming home
One of the highlights of my working week has always been Curry Thursday, an institution in our canteen. Curry Thursday was even written in bold letters on the sign above the till where it was served, not being just an informal name though. But today might have been the last Curry Thursday in history of PwC canteen, … More Curry Thursday
We have written a lot about cultural differences and how we have coped. As we are slowly settling in, stories about us struggling will (hopefully) be less and less. Instead, we start enjoying the spring and exploring London and surrounding. And sometimes also the sun, if she decides to come out. One thing, I recently … More Goldfinger house