Monthly Archives: October 2008

Monday night recipe … (2)

Well, here is the recipe … finally! It’s a good job (luckily) I made a lot of soup on Monday because, guess what? … that’s right, I woke up on Tuesday with the beginnings of influenza and by Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Comfort food …

Comfort food is what we turn to when we are feeling run down or under the weather, experiencing a bit of stress, or maybe suffering from a hangover the day after a party. Comfort food often evokes a feeling of … Continue reading

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Do you have any idea what the UK really looks like?

If you think of the UK, what image do you have in your mind? Is it the stereotype image of men in bowler hats with serious expressions carrying umbrellas around the grey streets of London? Like this … Click HERE … Continue reading

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Whose shoes would you choose? … Jimmy Choo’s?

Those of you who study in the British Council will surely have seen the posters and the flyers for the Education UK fair, which took place last Sunday, the 19th of October. This is an annual event which attracts 100s … Continue reading

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Wisdom of a child … part 4

A few weeks ago, as some of you will remember, I took the kids to the school summer beer garden party. My wife couldn’t come because Sunday is usually her busiest day at work. Around 8 o’clock Hugo told me … Continue reading

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Monday night recipe … (1)

Every October, at honTony mansion, we receive a huge box of seasonal Hokkaido potatoes, delivered direct to our door. It is another subtle reminder that autumn has arrived, and, as always, the big test is working out how to use … Continue reading

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School social event … Saturday 18th from 6pm

DON”T FORGET … Your chance to have some fun, chat and beer with your teachers and classmates … an excellent opportunity to practise English in a social situation. Come to the HUB on Midosuji! Head down to The Hub on … Continue reading

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