After a month and a half of horrible weather – rain, thunderstorms and even hail, temperatures this week have hit a new high. The reports say its about 27 degree celsius, but methinks in some places at certain times of the day, it is closer to 30 degree celsius. Its lovely to see all the…… Continue reading Summer is finally here in London
According to my laptop, London is a warm 10 degree celsius today. This has got to be the warmest winter I’ve experienced in my 4 years in the UK. 10 degrees! With rain at some points in time. But still, 10 degrees!
The Jubilee line is the only line in London that reminds me of Singapore’s MRT lines. Traveling along the Jubilee line sounds exactly like traveling along the underground portions of the MRT tracks in Singapore. I love the spacious platforms along the Jubilee stations. A far cry from the narrow, unprotected platforms on most other…… Continue reading Previous Post
How fast did the clouds move? They’ve covered the entire sky now. Popped by UCL just before 12 and the sky was half grey/half blue. There were people standing outside the gate to the Quad, giving out stickers and posters to anyone walking by/into UCL. The poster says “Day of action to defend public sector…… Continue reading Pension strike (UCL)
It is a glorious day in London today. The skies are so blue you can’t see any clouds at all. In fact, the skies were almost clear last night. … “Chamakh” and “#Mancity” were trending on twitter last night. Not very flattering comments about the former and lots of money signs for the latter. Surprisingly,…… Continue reading We need to talk
The Railway Children is currently showing at the theatre at Waterloo. The theatre is slightly unique, being at the former Eurostar station. The audience is seated on either sides of the ‘platforms’ and the train tracks form the centre of the stage. Additional wheelable wooden ‘stages’ connect the two platforms together and these are wheeled…… Continue reading Railway Children
Ahhhh.. it is good to be back in London. Touching down in Luton, I feel completely at home with the shops and the people around me. Marks and Spencer, Costa, WHSmith. No longer do I have to second guess what people are talking about. No longer am I intrigued by all that goes on around…… Continue reading Back.