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Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 1:03am On May 23, 2019
I am on a Tier 4 Dependant visa and will be in the UK for about 6 months, so I decided to document my journey aka adventure cheesy. Am not much of a talker, all typos are deeply regretted grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 1:09am On May 23, 2019
Brief summary of application:

Online submission 8/4/19
TB test 10/4/19
Biometric Abj PL 12/4/19
Pickup mail 26/4/19
DHL delivery 29/4/19
Visa granted. Entry vignette valid till 6/6/19

Countdown started...

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 1:15am On May 23, 2019
I decided to fly with Emirates because I wanted "The Emirates Experience" grin.. got one way ticket for N222,000, Birmingham with a 2h30m layover at Dubai. Initially, I wanted to go for a 10hr layover but DH said I shouldn't bother, we'll be doing 1week stopover in Dubai on our way home, by the grace of God.. I can't wait.. grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 1:34am On May 23, 2019
When packing, DH categorically told me: "don't bring those your Nigerian clothes here o. Any cloth you need, we will buy here. Instead, use that space to pack food". But did I listen, No! In my mind I was like "won't I go to church? Is it English I'll wear abi my Ankara? grin. I just jejely pack my Kaya..

Then I went food shopping: grounded egusi, ogbonno, dry pepper, Cameroon pepper, assorted stock cubes, freshly dried fish (advantage of living in a riverine town!), crayfish, stockfish, pepper soup spice, suya spice, Tiger nut wink, Archi, dried bitterleaf, atama, basil, afang, hotleaf, garri, Ogi, frozen palm oil in a cooler bag 5 Medium Eva bottles. *Whew*
EDIT Took some packs of malaria drugs, paracetamol and antibiotics. DH has been complaining of fever for the past 2 weeks, and all oyibo prescribed for him was Ibuprofen grin

I had baggage allowance of 46kg ie 2*23kg. Hand luggage of 7kg..

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 1:51am On May 23, 2019
My flight was on Sunday but I left my town on Friday, so I can relax in Lagos on Saturday etc. I remember my mum asking me why am leaving on Friday instead of Saturday and I replied that only one flight per day leaves my town to Lagos and this being rainy season, anything can happen, flights can be cancelled at the last minute.

This exact scenario played out on Tuesday: A close friend of mine and her family are going to Turkey for vacation. Their flight to Turkey was for Wednesday 8pm and they were to leave town on Tuesday by 5pm (only flight remember) to Lagos. According to her, while at the airport by 4pm, it started raining heavily till about 7pm. At 8pm, they announced that their flight has been cancelled to the following day by 5pm!
She said there was this guy that was suppose to travel out of Nigeria the following morning, the guy had to make calls and got a chartered car from one of the transport companies to travel to Lagos that night! That's like 10-12 hrs on a good day o. God forbid!
So my friend and her family went back home and left to a neighbouring State very early in the morning to make the 12.30 pm flight to Lagos. Thank God she is almost in Istanbul as I write this grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 2:19am On May 23, 2019
Leaving town to Lagos..
The FAAN man said "we no dey allow oil for flight", I replied it's frozen na and well covered. He said find something give us, I told him it's only N200 I have on me. He said e too small, no be abroad you wan go? U big pass N200 abeg. I told him, Oga, that oil na 1k I buy am, if you no gree make my brother wey carry me come take am go give my Mama make she carry cook better soup. I just bone face stand there. He said abeg carry your wahala comot for line dey go.. Hahahaha

Abeg how do I shrink pictures to post here o.. @justwise and viewers grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by bujebudanu1(m): 2:39am On May 23, 2019
Following

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 6:35am On May 23, 2019
Just passing by tongue
Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 7:02am On May 23, 2019
Hadampson:
Just passing by tongue
Danke dir
Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Mizwisdom(f): 7:34am On May 23, 2019
Very interesting, please move to dairies
Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Eife(m): 7:52am On May 23, 2019
Omo see the way I fly enter here

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 7:53am On May 23, 2019
Eife:
Omo see the way I fly enter here

Thank God for safe landing grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 7:56am On May 23, 2019
I am looking for an app that can shrink the size of my pictures without badly affecting the quality.
Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 9:39am On May 23, 2019
Abini2012:
I am looking for an app that can shrink the size of my pictures without badly affecting the quality.

Search for these applications on play store


1) Photo Compress 2.0

2) Photo & Picture Resizer

3) Snapseed

4) Camera +

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 9:41am On May 23, 2019
Abini2012:

Danke dir

Dafür nicht... Wie ist UK heute? smiley

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Devilcalibour: 9:51am On May 23, 2019
Following abeg make people no spoil this thread and don't allow pole message you about how get their � this is 2019 don't let spoil this thread like franknetter own

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by ashatoda: 10:11am On May 23, 2019
following bumper to bumper

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by queengift(f): 11:53am On May 23, 2019
Wow, nice one, please always update us your followers. Enjoying this thread

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 9:24pm On May 23, 2019
Hadampson:


Search for these applications on play store


1) Photo Compress 2.0

2) Photo & Picture Resizer

3) Snapseed

4) Camera +

Thank you very much. Although I've also discovered that I can reduce the phone camera quality. Sad

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 9:27pm On May 23, 2019
Our local airport surprisingly it's an 'international' airport grin
Arriving Eko.

Just testing the photo resizer and upload. Bear with me

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 9:41pm On May 23, 2019
Checked in and waiting at the airport.
Grab a bite before take off
Queue for boarding..
Just love the babe's waka

Before now, i had already selected my window seat jejely online

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 9:42pm On May 23, 2019
Abini2012:


Thank you very much. Although I've also discovered that I can reduce the phone camera quality. Sad

You're welcome smiley

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 9:49pm On May 23, 2019
Abini2012:
Checked in and waiting at the airport.
Grab a bite before take off
Queue for boarding..
Just love the babe's waka

Before now, i had already selected my window seat jejely online


Chai... Baddest grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 9:50pm On May 23, 2019
Abini2012:
Our local airport surprisingly it's an 'international' airport grin
Arriving Eko.

Just testing the photo resizer and upload. Bear with me


Nice pictures... Keep it coming smiley

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 9:50pm On May 23, 2019
Our flight B777-300ER
Senegal Airline on the Tarmac.
While at the airport, I was so pissed with our government because of the wealth Nigeria and Nigerians are making for other countries and corporate bodies via their airlines.
Queue

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 10:06pm On May 23, 2019
Towards the plane
Not too clear pic of business class seat. Chai!
Ha! Our beloved economy class.. Cabin crew was helping an elderly man on wheel chair, he was wheezing and coughing. Pitied him with the cold plane
My seat *whew*

Full flight.. Dubai is our second country. Although many were also on transit sha

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 10:14pm On May 23, 2019
Hadampson:



Chai... Baddest grin

Appreciate good something grin

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 10:16pm On May 23, 2019
Charging port, quickly plug in charger. No time
We loading up!
In the shadow with the best view

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 10:44pm On May 23, 2019
Bye Senegal!
Tired much
Seriously he is cheesy. Appreciate God
Welcome to ICE.. Information Communication Entertainment

I downloaded the Emirates App on my android, took my time to create my playlist comprising of movies, TV shows and music. About 38 hrs of playtime for a 7 hr flight cheesy. So I just sync my phone via the app to my seat ICE.. how cool was that!
Did I watch all that? Story for another day

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 10:54pm On May 23, 2019
Bye bye Eko
Bye Nigeria, you'll always be HOME!

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Abini2012: 11:06pm On May 23, 2019
Chow time!
I took a glass of red wine to wash it down. Lovely meal but small chicken for 200k cry
Sha, it's better than AirPeace N50 Piko juice for N27,500.. hahahaha

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Re: Adventure Of A UK Tier 4 Dependant by Hadampson(m): 2:57am On May 24, 2019
This is becoming interesting

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