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London 2012 - Let the Olympic Games begin!

When I had applied for the British Chevening Scholarship early last year, I didn’t really occur to me what an amazing year it would be like to live in the UK. This despite the fact that my sister and I had already made plans to ballot for Olympic Games tickets and fly over if we […]

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My first British 10k run in London

It’s been a while since I’ve done a proper run so I was really excited for the British 10k run (powered by Nike) which took place on Sunday. Two years ago, I had signed up for the run but it was a couple of days after I had arrived in London for a holiday and […]

My first visit to Wimbledon

I don’t mean to sound morbid but I have often said that once I get to attend all four tennis Grand Slam tournaments, I can die happy. Well, I don’t think I’m ready yet to embrace death but on Saturday, Day 6 of this year’s Wimbledon tournament, I moved on step closer to making that […]

Getting a good view of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

It’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend and that’s really all that’s gotten London buzzing all week. Over the past few days, you could see many different buildings around the city flying the Union Jack, and there is even a gigantic poster of the royal family at the Queen’s silver jubilee celebrations along the […]

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Watching Kylie Minogue's Anti-Tour Live in London

So, last night, I finally got to watch Kylie Minogue live in concert, thanks to the generosity of my friend Leigh. Picture by Adrian/Acediscovery from Flickr under Creative Common License. If I was going to be completely honest, just a week ago, I didn’t even know she’s performing in London. I’ve heard of her Anti Tour, […]

Meeting the Queen of England, almost

This morning was pretty eventful for me as I joined hundreds of other students standing in the cold outside our university waiting for the arrival of a special guest. The other students who were there, I’m assuming, were invited because we were scholarship recipients from the university. I didn’t arrive too early so I didn’t get […]

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