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3 Bedroom Flats and Houses to rent in Bathgate, West Lothian

3 Bedroom Flats and Houses to rent in Bathgate, West Lothian

We thought everything would be simple: we would come to Scotland, find a job, work honestly, respect the people and the laws of this country, and live better than living in our country. Unfortunately, reality shows us daily that life is never easy. We are looking for a house to rent, to be close to the workplace, to have time to rest and to do our chores. We can not find it. People told us we had chances to watch the gumtree. I do this a few times a day, but the offers there do not match our needs or, if they fit, the claims of homeowners (landlords) and especially agencies are far beyond what we can offer.

We need, as I wrote above, a house or a three-room apartment or several rooms in Bathgate. I also accept somewhere near Blackburn, Withburn etc. Tenders are quite low and claims are beyond our capabilities. I do not necessarily mean the money they ask for rent, although this money is sometimes too many, but especially because the real estate agency requires a permanent employment contract, for example. Where do we get that, if we work through an agency for the time being? This means that we only have two options: sleeping on the street or staying in those who are hosted now, and who are only rented apartments far away from our workplace. Read More

What is a blog and who can make a blog?

What is a blog?

I first heard the blog term six years ago and I immediately searched for details on the Internet, as if I was feeling that it would attract me as a magnet and give me an addictive pleasure. From Wikipedia I found out that “A blog (a truncation of the expression “weblog”)[1] is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (“posts”). Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page. ”

I was lucky to find a personal writing blog with much excitement and that made me want to try to do something like that. I did not know anything about blogs except the ones written above. Blogspot is a beginner-friendly platform, so in less than two hours we had a blog. I needed an email address and a google account. Anyone possessing such a thing can make a blog. Read More

The reason why the houses in the UK are built in this way

A week ago I had a little domestic accident. Maybe I would not have given much importance to this little accident, but it does not let me work, sleep, and even climb the stairs of the apartment. I feel like I’m a bad robot. I had to take a break from work and stay at home, and here I found it hard to get out of bed or go to the kitchen on the ground floor.

All this pain made me wonder what was at the head of the architects who, all over the UK, built houses that have the kitchen on the ground floor and the upstairs bathroom. How can a man with disabilities or an elderly man handle himself in such a home? As long as you’re young, it’s a pleasure to climb and descend stairs. You strengthen your leg muscles, keep in shape, as you would say. But what do you do when old age or a health problem prevents you from going to the bathroom or kitchen without the help of others?

Did the architects also think about these difficult moments in human life? Has he suffered from the suffering that those left alone will endure, when they will struggle to warm up their tea or go to the toilet, climbing and descending all the steps of the house? Read More

After eight, I just want love and chocolate

I do not have to go to the gym or dance, because my legs have strong muscles since I live in this house where the kitchen is downstairs and the bathroom upstairs. It happens to me to forget things and then go down and climb stairs 100 times a day. I’m not making my muscular fever anymore. I learned to treat myself with chocolate. Sweets can drive away any pain, be it the muscles or the soul.

It has been established by the researchers that we can not live without love, that we are only living dead if we do not love. But do these researchers know how much pain can sometimes bring love? Do they know how much chocolate is sold through stores just because one or another relationship broke and people suffer?

But I want to tell you a secret: I always liked chocolate. I eat and when something hurts, and when I’m happy, Read More

Pet carer and dog walker

Pet carer and dog walker
I’m looking for work in the Wishaw area. I always had dogs and cats in the house, I know how to wear animals, I’m patient and I have enough energy to walk dogs, clean the cat litter, feed the animals and care for them as they need. I do not speak English well, but the animals will understand me, because the language of love is universal.

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I live in Scotland since 22 september 2017. I understand everything, but I can’t speak very well. So, I try to write every day on this blog and I hope I will learn English one day. Through an agency, I hired at a bakery, to make money. I was not used to hard work in night shift, but I worked four day at the week. When I got my money on the card, I noticed that I was missing my money on a working day.

Those from the agency were shrugging their shoulders. I have to go to the bakery to ask the supervisor to confirm to them that I was at work. In addition, in the second week they called me only two days to work. I’m really disappointed. Read More

This is where all dreams is beginning

That day was cold and cloudy. We (my husband and I) were walking with great strides, trying to keep away from the wind that shook our cheek. For me Scotland was still a foreign country, very beautiful, but different in many ways from my country. I was looking for a bookstore from where to buy books to learn English and I could only find libraries.

By chance, while heading for the supermarket, I saw on the sidewalk a book with children’s stories. I enjoyed it very much and I took it without thinking, especially because it was going to start raining. Than be destroyed by the rain, I better go to my home and learn English reading it.

I already had some books in English, but a children’s book I thought was easier to understand. It was not like I thought. The Fantabulous BFG book is pretty tough for a person who knows English at the beginner level. Read More