Tips for Visiting London

Tips for Visiting London
Here are some tips for visiting London. Whether you’re visiting for the 2012 Olympics, to start a year at university, or simply for a few weeks vacation, I hope the information here will help out a little. Sidewalk Etiquette (we call them pavements) There is no real etiquette when it comes to the streets of London, though I wish there were. Slow and Fast lanes would be nice, alas, they do not exist here. Please just try and be aware of those around you, avoid stopping suddenly, avoid ...
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Top Take-Away Burrito Places in Central London

There has been a little surge in the number of Mexican restaurants opening in central London lately, which has meant my quest for a lunchtime burrito has become easier and easier. Working in Covent Garden I did not wish to spend my whole lunch hour trekking miles to the nearest Burrito place as if I brought it back to the office it would not longer be hot, and if I ate inside the place I bought it from I would not wish to go back to work. Anyone who has had a good burrito knows you do not ...
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3 Methods to Earn Money Online for Free

3 Methods to Earn Money Online for Free
So, you want to make a little bit of cash online for free? Well, you can and you can’t, it depends what you mean by ‘free’. It is possible for you to make money online without having to invest any money; however it is not possible to make money online without investing something that is equally as valuable…and that’s TIME. You see, regardless of the method used to make money online – there isn’t simply a place where you can go and click a button and ...
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5 Free Online Riddle Sites

I love riddles and puzzles. Anything that makes my brain active, and provides a little challenge is always a good thing. Be it a one liner that stumps me for a while, a riddle that is just a pun, or a whole contest where I need to spend hours trying to get into the mindset of the creator – I like them all. Luckily for me then, the internet has many sites dedicated to providing you with free riddles which should suit all of your needs. Whether you’re looking for a place to spend ...
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Top 10 Days That Don’t Exist

Top 10 Days That Don’t Exist
The popularity of the internet seems to have created random days throughout the world. Nowadays it seems you can just make up a day, set up a basic website, Digg the site and if enough people think it’s good enough you will have a new annual day of recognition added to the internet savvy world we live in. Just take September 19th, for example. I excitedly state to my workmates ‘Yarr, it be talk like a pirate day me’earties’, they all wonder what the heck I’m ...
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10 pros and cons of workplace dating

10 pros and cons of workplace dating
In the mid 1900’s our parents generally met each other at school. It was there that relationships were formed and dating turned to marriage. Nowadays,it appears to be the workplace where the majority of people meet, where relationships are forged, and where significant others are established. There are exceptions, of course. If the majority of people meet at work it doesn’t mean that you will find your one and only at the water cooler, and it doesn’t mean you should ...
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5 Beauty Products I Would Prefer Not To Know My Date Was Using

Everyone makes that extra effort to make themselves look beautiful when you first start dating. Afterall, you want to make a good impression, you want to attract the person you’re dating, and you also want to make sure you feel confident – which is much easier when you feel beautiful. I accept that there are many regimes that people go through in order to aid this, but there are definitely things that go on behind closed bathroom doors that I would prefer not to know about. I ...
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5 Superhero powers I wish I possessed

Wouldn’t it be great if we all had a super power! Imagine how the world would be if you could do fly like Superman, change the weather like Storm, or stretch your body like Mr Fantastic. More to the point, imagine how cool it would be to have a secret underground headquarters! Yes, the world may turn into something resembling The X-Men, or Heroes…but we would get used to that with time and I’m sure everyone will eventually just be able to live in harmony with each other. ...
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Top 10 Public Etiquette Annoyances

I’m quite a patient person when it comes to most aspects of life, but there are certain things that really annoy me about people and the things that they do, usually strangers and in public. In many instances when the below occur, I would tend to sigh inwardly and ignore them – other times if in the right mood I will say something to the person, or make a comment as they walk away. If you are one of the people who do the below, I urge you…please stop it now! However ...
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Top 5 gifts for poker players

It can be hard to buy a gift for a poker player if you don’t play the game yourself. What you might see as a nice gift could be useless to them. There are so many books on the market nowadays that they are also becomingly increasingly difficult purchases for your poker playing friend, especially if your own knowledge on the game is limited. Not only do you have to try and purchase a book your friend hasn’t already got, but then you also have to ask yourself these questions: Does ...
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