Wait. I can compare. Yeah, I would have got £192 for that at my other job. That's 15% less money.
And if I would have done this transcript for the main company that I work for, that would have been £138. That's a whopping 28% less.
But let's see. When I worked in the courts in London, I would have got £120 for this. Well...that's not a big difference, is it? I mean, I'm getting more at both companies but this was three or four years ago. And I also refused to do transcripts for the London courts because the pay was so low that it wasn't worth my time.
Yeah, I don't know. Those Reddit people got me thinking that going to the US won't actually result in me rolling in the proverbial dough. Of course, that was a forum for emmigration so they have an agenda.
I think what I should perhaps look into is doing depositions for American companies while I'm in Scotland. I mean, I'm the only person doing the job here so I have 100% market share. Not sure how many depositions are conducted in Scotland, though. But still, I'm in a good position to do them in London and Europe generally. And this work pays well. I mean, figure £350 a day plus another £350 for the transcript. Even if I just do one day a month, everything is paid off.
I tell people about the area of Glasgow that I live in and they're impressed like it's some swanky place. But it's shit. Of course, by Glasgow standards I suppose it is okay. But if I start doing some depositions, I can look into moving to Hyndland. That's the neighbouring borough from me where all the Glasgow millionaires live. Can you believe that one bedroom flats there cost a staggering £600? Holy crap, you really have to be Mr Moneybags to afford that.
By the way, I looked at flats in my direct area and they're going for about £400-450. I'm paying £525 for this dump. I think it's because I went through an agency. And a crook agency at that. But the shit on Gumtree was directly from landlords. So I'll have to look into that. I'm going to start looking for a new flat after New Years.
Anyway, no food in the house and I don't want to go out so let's see what Hungry House has on offer.
Man, that Greek place had some good shit. I ordered a couple of times, once with my friend from London. She didn't much care for it, though. But yeah, they have weird kebabs (should be gyros since it's Greek but they're not like any gyro I've seen either) and I got some good sausage side dish and the potato side dish was also great.
But let's see what else. Not much open now. 1.00 on a Sunday. In London, loads of places are open.
Here's an Italian place. Is it just pizza, though? Well...no, I mean it's largely pizza but Italian style. Everything is in Italian language.
Then a couple of chicken places. Not really in the mood for a mushroom muchy box, though.
Or am I? Hmm...it's like £6 and lasts for three days. When I'm making such little money perhaps I should economise.
I can't find it now. There's two places called "The Chicken Place". Oh, it's the same place, actually. Let me check my email. Ah. It was Chicken Choice. They're no longer on this site for some reason. Pretty bad reviews on Tripadvisor. Oh, here they are. They open at 2.00.
I'll try this so-called Indian place. They have small mushroom-less munchie boxes for £7.50. £3 delivery fee? That's absurd. Well, it's the only option.
Wow. They also have something called a "pizza sandwich". Sounds authentically Indian. "2 layers of pizza dough, garnished with cheese and onions, served in a 12" box with salad and some sauce". I don't even know what that means. You can get donner meat inside, chicken, or a bunch of Indian options. This is an abomination.
You can just get a cheese sandwich for £1.50. Weird.
Okay, I'll get a chicken kebab and small munchie box. Comes with a drink so I'll go with the Irn Bru to really Glasgow it up here.
So let's see. Have I accomplished everything that I set out to do today? Finished the transcript. Ordered food. Yeah, just have to shower and shave. That doesn't even take long any more. I'm refering specifically to the shaving but showering too. Maybe 15 minutes if I stay focused.
They're not accepting my order. Come on. They only had a few reviews but one said they took two hours for delivery. This isn't a good sign.
Yeah, Hungry House weren't able to get through to these jokers. Have to look at other options.
Try this Greek place. They don't actually sell kebabs, as claimed. Not a single appetising starter. Expensive main courses. I'll go with the soutzoukakia for £10. Pictures on Google Images look...okay, I guess. Sausage on rice.
And then...shit. £2 for a can of soft drink. No way. Very basic side orders. Is this even a restaurant or is a pub? It has "tavern" in the name. I don't think I want to spend £2.40 for chips. So...yeah, I'll just go with this soutzoukakia. It comes with potatos anyway.
£12.75 for this crap including the delivery charge. I won't even get leftovers. Well, at least I didn't get unnecessary and expensive side orders. £12.75 is the low end of what I usually order. I usually get £15-20 worth of shit.
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