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!
I think nearly everyone of us has already tasted Alexander’s scones: they are fluffy, look great and (mostly) taste delicious. Today it was my choice to have a try at baking scones – I have to admit that all other scones I brought to work in the past were prepared under Alexander’s charge. The result … More Culinary world novelty
This is not a post about London or any cultural event. This is a post about one thing I’ve never thought that this would be one of my biggest learnings during the last months. When we decided to move to London we obviously knew that we will be more or less alone. Not lonely because … More Something to be really grateful
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