Weekend

Yesterday had a Big Mac at McDonalds for lunch, and after walking for miles trying to find a eating market which had been suggested to me, I settled for a chinese restaraunt called ‘Good Morning Vietnam’ and had Seafood and noodles. It was very good (and big) and cost only $8.50 (4 pounds). After turning… Continue reading Weekend

Breakfast

Just been for breakfast at McDonalds. I’ve got to remember that they charge tax after the advertised price, unlike in the UK. It’s about 10/15c tax added on to every dollar, which can amount to quite a bit. I might be able to claim some back, but I won’t find out about that until tomorrow.… Continue reading Breakfast

Meeting and Walkabout

Yesterday I went to a BUNAC/SWAP meeting to help me sign up for a bank account and get a social security number. I met a few people on the same exchange programme from the UK and went out for a few drinks and a walk around the city. Went to the CN tower base (not… Continue reading Meeting and Walkabout

The last week or so…

Over the last week I have had several interviews with various companies in my effort to find a job. On Tuesday and Wednesday I completed a trial period with a telemarketing firm, selling subscriptions to Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, but I was not offered a position. Today I am going to a meeting at… Continue reading The last week or so…