Pinay in the UK: Online Grocery Thoughts

Before the pandemic started, we order our groceries online. We’re busy during weekdays because of work and don’t have much time to stop by the grocery shops unless it’s very important. And on weekends, we prefer to go out or do other things. When the…

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Pinay in the UK: Buying More Stocks During Ghost Month

In Chinese culture, August (also called as Ghost month) is the time when the spirits freely roam the earth. Many believers postpone making big decisions or purchases as it brings bad luck. Thus, a slowdown in market activities is observed during this month. My portfolio…

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Pinay in the UK: Growing a Calamansi Plant

Calamansi, which is also known as Calamondin or Philippine Lime, is a citrus fruit commonly found in Asia. It is used in condiments, beverages, marinades, and dishes. There are lemons and limes available here in the UK, but I miss the taste of Calamansi and…

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Pinay in the UK: Project Lemongrass

For a Filipina living in a town with no Asian shops nearby that sells products I need can be difficult. I once ended up buying a Lemongrass from Sainsbury’s online but it was not I expected. I received a bottle of short dried lemongrass stalks.…

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My Visa Journey: Life in the UK Test Experience

One of the requirements for ILR or permanent residency is to pass the Life in the UK test which is valid for life, so applicants need to take this only once. This tests the applicants’ knowledge of the UK in which questions can be about…

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