Was reading my blogger mate's article a couple of days ago about the welfare system in UK. The post is right here. That brought back a lot of memories I have about my years in London. Being born in Singapore and was living with my family all those years, I never knew how to manage my finances. So even with two jobs at that time while I was schooling, I was struggling to make ends meet. The hardest week when I was down to only a quid.
What can you get in London for a quid (one solid Great Britain Pound Stirling)? I couldn't get chicken and chips which would cost me 2 pounds. Frozen meals are less than a pound and that really saved my day. But still it couldn't last me for 7 days. In the end, I discovered bread rolls. My kind teacher spared me some old bread rolls to bring home. And some teabags. And that was the best thing for me at that time! One could never imagine the fragrance of a bread roll in the hungriest times to be that heavenly!
I will always remember those days and not to waste the food on my table. What about you? Have you any experiences like this to share? Click on "Comments" and type yours down. I will be glad to hear it.