shopping in Cardiff – part I

I hope you will like this article, do not believe anymore that England (in fact, UK)  is an expensive country. If you stay a long time, as I do, and if you have time to visit Malls, Shopping Centers, you can find the most advantageous things for you, regarding price, sizes, etc. Firstly, I will mention that I don’t go to Zara, Mango – they are in Romania too and they have the same prices (but here these prices don’t seem to be so high comparing with their income; this does not happen in Romania). I go to New Look and Marks and Spencer, English brands and here the clothing differs from what we find in Romania at the same brands. I buy from Mark and Spencer when they have big discounts because this brand clothing is expensive. But let’s take a look, I will tell you what seems to

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how much is the student accommodation in the UK

The accommodation can be cheap or expensive, for the Romanians income, it is expensive. It varies between 200 (minimum) and 600 GBP (I won’t talk about more than 600 GBP because the subject is the student life not holiday). If your budget do not allow you more, you can find something for 200 GBP – a house with bedrooms – rent together with a few colleagues. It’s true that in the first year when you come here, you don’t have many friends, but you can find places in this type of houses. The inconvenience is that you don’t know the others, if they are troublemakers, or if they like cleaning their place; in this type of house there is only one bathroom for 3-4 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms for 5-6 bedrooms. The problem is that girls need the bathroom more than the boys (some girls more than other girls) and

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Ileana Vulpescu

nici nu stu cum sa scriu, mi-e teama sa scriu. ma gandesc ca poate vreodata va citi, si desi imi doresc asta, mi-e teama. mi-e teama sa nu scriu prostii, mi-e teama sa nu fac greseli, mi-e teama. dar am sa scriu pentru ca asa simt. stiu ca nu m-ar judeca. dumneaiei nu judeca pe nimeni. doar observa si atat. pentru mine, aceasta femeie a fost si este un model. nu o cunosc personal, dar o cunosc prin prisma a ceea ce a scris si a altor materiale (interviuri, emisiuni). “Arta conversatiei” cartea “Arta conversatiei”, este cum se spune, “cartea mea de capatai”. am citit-o la inceputul liceului si am recitit-o la mijlocul liceului, si la sfarsitul liceului, si peste inca vreo doi ani, si apoi de cate ori aveam cate un moment mai dificil. chiar daca nu o reciteam toata, reciteam acele pasaje in care doctor Sanziana Hangan se

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Mihaela Radulescu

  din punctul meu e vedere, Mihaela este, inainte de toate, un om extraordinar. si spun asta pentru ca nu doar ca am ajuns la cateva emisiuni de-ale ei (in backstage), dar am asistat si la filmarea unui videoclip pe care Mihaela l-a regizat si am si avut si oportunitatea de a sta de vorba cu ea vreo ora in cabina ei si am reusit sa vad cate ceva din ceea ce este Mihaela Radulescu, dincolo de ceea ce lasa sa se vada. la emisiuni nu pot sa spun ca in urma emisiunilor mi-am conturat foarte bine o parere despre ea. ceea ce am remarcat din prima a fost ca avea un corp impecabil, foarte frumoasa, acea frumusete pe care o au oamenii siguri pe ei, care au reusit in viata, cu un dialog scurt si la obiect, foarte directa si ferma in acelasi timp. am spus ca avea un

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Mihela Radulescu

From my point of view Mihaela is, above all, an extraordinary woman. And I say that not only because I have been invited to several TV shows hosted by her (I was in backstage), but also because I witnessed  a video shooting directed by her, having the opportunity of talking to her in her room, on backstage. And I saw Mihaela Radulescu as she is, as human been, not only as TV personality. the TV shows I cannot say I’ve outlined an opinion about her after those TV shows. What I noticed, with no doubt, was her flawless body, very beautiful, that beauty of strong people, those who know what they want, who have succeeded in life; with a short dialogue, strictly on subject, very direct and firm in the same time. She has a very beautiful body, sculpted at the gym, sincerely I think she has exaggerated with her

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how much does a student spend on transport per month in the UK

Let’s see! In Romania, as in many countries, students use the transport, but much of them don’t buy tickets, I don’t know what the others do. I haven’t used the transport for years. But here, it’s different. It seems that the train is the most used mean of transport, it has stations in every town. It’s like a high speed tram, but it’s a train, Arriva Train Wales, it’s not luxury, but it is clean and civilized, I use it to go to University in Treforest, 4 stations. Usually, a ticket costs 6.80 GBP, it is expensive, but let’s see why. Firstly, you don’t seem to be embarrassed if you don’t have ticket. But let’s see how you can buy it; there are ticket machines in almost every station, especially in the big cities, you can buy it by cash or using the card. If the train comes and you

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how much does it cost the student life in the UK – the food

I will write every time I have the occasion: send your children to study abroad, especially in the UK. Why UK? Because this country is known all over the world, the faculty is not paid, there are no fees in many countries, for example, UK, Denmark, etc, if we are talking about the 1st faculty, if it is the second one or master or MBA, you pay, but not the school only the transport, meal, accommodation. how much does it cost the food per month for a student in the UK If you are smart you can find good food at a reasonable price, I am talking about the products that expire in 2 days. Do not worry, you can find supermarkets everywhere, at least 2 supermarkets on a distance of about 500 meters. I have one in the corner, the next one Tesco Express and Sainsbury’s at 500 meters

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brilliant, Dali Museum – Figueres

Dali Museum It is an amazing  place. I’d like to go there one more time. there are many great places I have been, there are many other places that I’ve couldn’t get, but I would like very much to get again to Figueres. genius combined with a bit of madness is indeed fascinating. if you can, don’t miss it 🙂

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back to school, student at 50 years old

Yes, as you read, I am student at 50 years old. It is an unique experience. But not in our country, in our education system, where everybody (colleagues and teachers) would have staring at you, asking you a lot of questions. Yes, I had the courage and I enrolled in a master in UK and, although I’ve had many doubts, I do not speak English very well, I’ve had to leave behind the comfort offered by my home, I haven’t known if I would be able to learn, to get accustomed to their education system (do not forget that I did a communist school) , I did it. It is a challenge that so far I can say that satisfies me completely. Don’t think it is easy, but not too hard for me. Here everything works according to certain rules, very well established, everybody has to follow them. It is

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10 mai 1960 s-a nascut Bono

ca sa nu va plictisesc, am cautat cateva lucruri pe care s-ar putea sa nu le stiti despre Bono: numele real este Paul Hewson. porecla a primit-o dupa numele unui magazin de cartier (din Dublin), Bonavox, iar de atunci este cunoscut cu numele de Bono. look-ul sau consacrat, cu acei ochelari pe care ii poarta chiar si la interior, este urmare a faptului ca acesta sufera de glaucom, ceea ce inseamna ca ochii sai sunt sensibili la lumina. la Mount Temple Comprehesive School, Bono si-a intalnit atat viitoarea sotie, cat si toti colegii trupei U2. se pare ca a fost o potrivire perfecta pentru Bono.insa nu Bono a fost cel ce a infiintat formatia, ci bateristul, Larry Mullen Jr., care a postat un anunt la scoala pentru cei ce doresc sa faca parte dintr-o trupa rock. in 2007, Bono este innobilat de catre Regina Elisabeta a II-a pentru suucesul sau

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