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Five Ways to Avoid the "Tourist" Title

When moving to another country, everyone loves to throw in their opinion and advice. These comments come from personal experience or they could be tidbits read online or heard from a friend. 608 more words


Saturday cocktails (and burgers)

Who doesn’t love a good cocktail or two? After a difficult week at work which left me stressed and tired, I met Saturday with the biggest sigh of relief and gratitude! 532 more words



What: Dinner

Where: Bond Street

Value: £20pp

Food Review: To order: the drunch cheeseburger. To drink: mint tea. The cheeseburger was decribed as something extra special, what came out was ok but not out of this world, on the burger scale, not very high as it was quite bland alongside a heavy bun. 90 more words


Here are the 10 most economically-powerful cities in the world; yes, NYC is No. 1

Methodology here, but this tries to be fairly comprehensive and looks at these elements:

  • Overall economic clout
  • Financial power
  • Global competitiveness
  • Equity and quality of life…
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Fundamental Explainers

3 a.m. (part 2)

Section 2

The sound of a cab accelerating along the Hammersmith Flyover.

Jessica: ‘I’d rather be a pheasant plucker than a pleasant plucker’s wife. A pleasant pheasant plucker makes a pheasant plucker’s life.’ 2,364 more words


Rose Lipman Building, London, 24 February 2015

A familiar face in an unfamiliar place: I had arrived for my first time life modelling at the Rose Lipman Building in Islington and was just embarking on a circuit of its exterior to find the way in, when I spotted… 424 more words