London Calling

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    Jul 25, 2008 10:49 AM GMT
    Hey.

    Its looking increasingly likely that I will be moving to London for my Graduate job...Recruitment and Management Consultant (I have no idea what that means!) so I'd just like to know how is the best way to find some mates and more importantly to find somewhere to live.

    Don't want to get too overwhelmed by London and go running back to the provincial town of Sunderland so some friendly faces would be great!

    Michael
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    Jul 25, 2008 10:54 AM GMT
    I'd suggest considering a house share, at least for a while. Even if you don't like your housemates that much, it can often be better than coming back to an empty house. I'd also recommend joining some sort of sports team if you have an interest in anything. They're a really good place to make friends. Good luck
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    Jul 25, 2008 5:42 PM GMT
    I wish you luck Michael but you will miss home that's for sure as London is a Rat Race and difficult to make friends there.

    But good luck ...
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    Jul 25, 2008 5:46 PM GMT
    Oh piffle, you just say that because your off of London.

    Just remember "Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life" Samuel Johnson

    To start with, I should be delighted to invite you for a coffee, or even lunch. I need all the friends I can get too.

    Finding a place to live is a challenge. Depends entirely on your budget. I would suggest the flat-mate route if you don't have alternatives. There is also a lot of student specific housing in London.

    Terry


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    Jul 26, 2008 12:08 AM GMT
    Seems that I'm going to be in the same boat (right down probably to the job title) as you either in a few months or a year and a few months.