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Jonathan Seyghal
Worked at Kingston University
Attended Bath Spa University
Lives in Surbiton, London, UK
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Really genuinely interesting article about Waterloo station's coming to be
Why there? Where did the London - Southampton line used to terminate? Where did they want it to? Why is the station so high up? Did trains used to be able to travel from Waterloo...
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Sagano bamboo forest at Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan
#Kyoto #Oi River #arashiyama #bamboo #forest #japan #sagano
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Click through to see 'perfect' men shown too.
[spoiler] I am not
 
... According to Men and Women
Men and women draw up their perfect bodies
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Apart from Jamie Dornan's face that 'dream man' is awful awful. 
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Very cool and it's only going to get better with time!
"Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View imagery in Google Maps for desktop. We've gathered historical imagery from past Street View collections dating back to 2007 to create this digital time capsule of the world."
 
Calling all aspiring Doc Browns: starting today, you can travel back in time and see how a place has changed over the years with historical Street View imagery in +Google Maps for desktop. Learn more: http://goo.gl/WP67O7
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Too bad the promotional video starts with the Liberty tower. One can't help but remembering why it was built. The project looks great anyway. 
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Fields in central Spain in late spring. Taken near the town of Huerta de Valdecarabanos, Toledo
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The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.
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It's getting closer!

#tdf   #tourdefrance   #tourdefrance2014  
 
Saw this on my way to work #tdf
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Very cool!
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Who needs speed cameras eh?!
Speed indicators will surely make drivers not exceed 20 mph here.
Even if a driver took notice of the face, at over the speed limit I doubt they'd differentiate the sad from the happy face; would a red cross or something similar not be more effective?
Next to useless, aside from confirming to pedestrians that the cars really are speeding through.. just outside a park and before a school

#roadsafety
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Same in France. What they call here 'pedagogical' speed indicators. Better to have a sad face than a speed ticket home, isn't it? Well, at least you know where the taxpayers' money goes...
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it's a new day it's a new dawn
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Some good comments on there. Stewart Lee's taxi driver makes an appearance.
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disgusting.
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Employment
  • Kingston University
    Admissions Administrator, 2010 - 2013
  • Deutsche Bank
    2009 - 2010
  • EasyJet
    2008 - 2008
  • WasteWatch
    2004 - 2007
  • Kwest
    2005 - 2005
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Currently
Surbiton, London, UK
Previously
London, UK - East Molesey, Surrey, UK - Wimbledon, London, UK - Albacete, Spain - Berlin, Germany - Worcester Park, UK - Bath, UK - New Malden, UK
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Introduction
I am the only Jonathan Seyghal in existence.*
50% Spanish + 50% Iranian = 100% Londoner/British/European.

*I would love to be proved wrong.

Some of my circles:
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Football
Cycling
Politics/Economics
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Movies
Music
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Was in Saint Paul's Cathedral Choir (singing solo on one album no less), have a photo of mine on the album art of a Jean Michel Jarre album and was featured on Dutch TV clearing up dog poo in a documentary about a dog shelter in Spain! Truly a life well lived. Also, I've had the honour of Google's own Matt Cutts +1ing one of my comments to a post! I made the Google+ 'What's Hot' list with a post reaching close to 2000 +1s and close to 1000 reshares! https://plus.google.com/u/0/118192208095972247007/posts/dyrLGUDRecQ I've had a comment on one of my posts from Vic Gundotra! https://plus.google.com/u/0/118192208095972247007/posts/Cynjzgw7u7t
Education
  • Bath Spa University
    1999 - 2002
  • Richmond Upon Thames College
    1996 - 1999
  • Gordons School
    1993 - 1996
  • Saint Paul's Cathedral Choir School
    1989 - 1993
  • Hollymount Primary School
    1989
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Birthday
April 11
Relationship
It's complicated
Woo! Rock! ...in Surrey! Whilst this place might be 'authentic', serving up something those into rock/metal/whatever might like, it's hardly a nice place, but hey.. that makes it more real. The dirt is real here, yeah man. I've been here for gigs and comedy shows in their backroom and well, the entertainment could have been anyone, but I was still happy to go home on all occasions. It's pretty grimy and cramped (keep it real) but what really gets me is that this place (principally a place that serves drinks to punters) has awful bogs that stink, look like they've never been cleaned and don't have soap. It's very rock and roll and should you enjoy the idea of a sweaty, dirty night soaking up other sweat and possibly other fluids, this is the place for you! Real... but take hand sanitiser with you.
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An unusual place to review perhaps, but my grandmother is here and whilst being in a home isn't 'nice', this place... is. Not her first home I'm able to compare to the previous homes she's been in and this one is vastly superior. There room, space for the 'guests' to move through the wide corridors to the main lounge room and also a garden (all of this on the ground floor) for them to visit should the weather be ok. The main thing that makes me rate this place highly is the staff. Compared to the poor attention I've seen given out previously, here the staff are like angels. They're great with visitors and most importantly with the residents, treating them fairly, not as patients but as real people who simply require assistance. I've been there at visiting times and also meal times when I've seen that all the staff there treat all the residents as individuals even under very trying circumstances. A thank you to them.
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I confess to having been expecting more from this place. For a long time I'd hoped to visit the Thames Barrier and finally got there last week. What a great thing the barrier is, huge and so important to London. To the Information Centre to LEARN! Well, it's a small room or two under the cafe! Firstly, entering via the cafe is kind of funny, you buy your tickets from the lady serving food; I'm sure parties from schools enter on the ground floor through the turnstiles. The displays seem mostly to date from when the barrier was itself made, in the 80s! It's mostly wall displays of pictures and writing with 'interesting' facts mostly about the Environment Agency and not the barrier itself! Surprisingly little is about the barrier! There is a rather large model of the barrier in action, the centrepiece and other than that a mini-cinema (seats perhaps 20?) to view a TV showing a documentary (rather good one, but very dated) about the building of the barrier. I say it's 'okay' as I was eager to learn and did actually learn about it, but if you're not super-keen to learn about the building of the barrier, save yourself a few quid, enjoy the view outside and watch a documentary on YouTube!
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Cosy would be the word to describe this Costa, one of... FOUR in Kingston, that happens to exhibit a little individual charm. Tucked in on the corner of an old building and ideally located just on the Market square, this little place offers yet more of the standard, and usually just fine Costa fare, but in a nice setting. When the sun doth shine, the tables are out on the market place for you to soak up the rays; more typically, when the sun is away, inside is where you might stay and it's small but well formed. In the busy front section you'll find some nice perches near windows to watch the market-goers... going, but round the corner is a more secluded area which, while windowless, is sufficiently cosy to warm one and help you pretend you're not in the middle of a shopping hell. Service in this Costa might be considered a tad below average, but it's still one of the places in Kingston I'd look for for a coffee, perhaps as it's relatively away from the main hive (the Bentalls-stretch).
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Cheap.. and tastes it sadly. In the area on a day out we decided upon this pub, situated on the river to have lunch. They have a 'day saver menu' where you can choose from a whole host of meals costing only £2.95! Wow! That's excellent value and I was excited to be saving such money up in London. Then the food came. The Fish and Chips had a fish so solid it was a challenge to slice; the Spaghetti Bolognese looks like something from a microwave meal and the 'meat' was avoided; the vegetarian option I chose was 3 vegetable samosas 'rock hard and probably from frozen' with chips (unusual, a change from the usual vegetable lasagne I suppose). You might say 'what can you expect for such low prices' but if a place serves such 'food' then they'll get such a review and these customers not returning. Food aside, the location was fine enough, table outside which overlooked some of the uglier parts of the Thames (not their fault of course) though you can see the O2 and the Dangleway nicely. Inside, it was fine but seemed like being on a set from some 1980s show; an impression confirmed when visiting the toilets (nice and clear) but with various bits of 'glam' decoration littered about the urinal and a host of deos and aftershaves to choose from; the lads might like it on a night out perhaps.
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Under new owners this place has changed so much for the better. I was no regular under the previous landlord, it seemed quite a rugby pub and well, nothing special to draw me in. The new owners though have turned this into something pretty special. Ok.. it's a hipster pub, but that's lovely! So, out went the TVs... this is now a pub about quality beer, not for watching sport (I go to the Victoria for my football watching) and the owners have a HUGE range of ales available, sporting local brews and are even planning on making their own out back; this is a place for those who love beer. Also... cider, lots of local and special ciders here and it's a treat to have a sample or two from the tap and then indulge in a local tipple. There's no coffee here; the owners want this to be about the beer and cider, not one of the many gastropubs where people might pop in for a coffee and WiFi (though they do have WiFi)! The food is excellent, I've been in a few times for the Sunday roast and it's wonderful. Service is wonderful and polite, friendly nice helpful people behind the bar. The decor is warm, woody and cosy and when it's warm enough they've made the patio garden out back somewhere truly special (lovely hanging lights and ample bike parking) Books to borrow, board games too... a great retreat on Maple Road!
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I like me a Pret, so kill me. Yes, McDonalds owns some of it, but to me that doesn't take the sheen of this wonderfully different chain for me. Not only does it deliver on it's promises of fresh food prepared on the premises (evidenced by some of the offerings being sold out, a good sign, really), but the offerings change and can be wonderfully different and creative; you will not get better in any of the other familiar high street cafes. The decor is generally done well in Prets and this one is just fine, airy, nothing special, but a much needed retreat of sorts from Eden Walk which can often be heaving; grab a table in the back for an extra-dose of calm. The food is lovely and the coffee, not the best, it's their sole raison d'etre after all, it fine. But the food, oh the food, perhaps I'm fooled by the sub-par offerings of the 'competition', but it can be so heavenly. The avocado wrap always seems just right... and I've had it so many times. To top it off, the service is generally excellent. Pret is ready to serve and will not disappoint.
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Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago