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Blogging from London

It’s been ages since I updated this place and a lot has happened in the meanwhile – the most important one being my shifting base to the UK for a short-term deputation. In the forthcoming posts, I will try my best to recap my life in the past few months. The snaps that I have been taking will be helpful to complete my narration.

I joined office on 27th June! It's in Salisbury Square – East Central London – about 45 minutes by Ferry (across the Thames) from my home which is in Woolwich Royal Arsenal – South East London. KPMG has many offices in London - Canary Wharf, Salisbury Square, Dorset Rise and Puddle dock.

Things are as yet quite exciting – I am still getting settled and we are now cooking our own food at home. While roaming around London I got a feeling as if I was roaming around in a model of an ideal city. Everything is too ordered and perfect here – though it isn't as glamorous as we expect – London is an old city and feels quite so. It also brought back memories of the BHEL Bhopal Township. The similarity in architecture was striking! More so small roads – less traffic made the familarity effect more pronounced.

Life is still in formative stages here – need to get used to a lot of things starting from the changed position of the '@' key on the keyboard to change in the general volume at which people speak over here and more. The cultural differences are huge and will be the greatest learning from this trip .....


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