Pasang Tamang

Born: 1st August 1951

Kathmandu, Nepal

Date of interview: 29th August 2006

Map showing where Pasang Tamang came from

So why Reading?

He'd been looking around for businesses at that time and one the businesses that was going for sale was the Star of India which was on the Caversham road actually, just opposite 'TG1's, there's new, obviously some new big office buildings there at the moment. They wouldn't sell the restaurant but they said they would give it on rent.

When the restaurant was ... when we took it over there was no business at all, and the rent was a hundred and fifty a week.