60 Hours in Glasgow

I spent my 33rd birthday in London by going to work! It was a Thursday, so I had already arranged to take the Friday off and head to Glasgow for the weekend. When I walked in to work I was greeted with a lovely watercolour from my friend Cris and a muffin from Pret! So... Continue Reading →

Friends in Town

Last week my super cool friend Walter and his friend Sam (who is now my friend too!) came to London for a holiday over Christmas. We spent a ton of time walking around and doing all kinds of things! I had such fun with them! The first weekend we ended up walking 20 miles! Take... Continue Reading →

Christmas in Pau

Wanting to avoid spending a ton of money, I decided to stay over here for Christmas. My friend invited me and our other friend to come have Christmas with her in the south of France in Pau, near the Pyrenees. I took the Eurostar from St. Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord (foul train station).... Continue Reading →

Broadstairs and Sandwich

My first trip outside London since I've moved I decided to take a weekend away- I was looking for a quiet type of place where I could just hang out and relax. I decided on Kent, specifically the Northeastern coastal area. I ended up near Kingsgate* at a lovely hotel in Botany Bay. (The Botany... Continue Reading →

Essential London Apps

Let's talk apps. If you are moving to London or just traveling to London, these are some great apps. What's App What's App has been on my phone for years. It's a great way to chat/ call/ video call with your friends and family for free. When I moved here it was the easiest way... Continue Reading →

The London Lurgy

lurgy ˈləːɡi/ noun BRITISH humorous an unspecified or indeterminate illness. "I had caught the dreaded lurgy" So... Tuesday I woke up with what felt like daggers in my throat. I decided some hot coffee would help and went in to work. By noon, I was dragging, my head swimming and I had a low-grade fever. (I'm assuming... Continue Reading →

Broadway Market

Saturdays in Hackney you can head towards London Fields and go to Broadway Market! I've been trying to keep my step count up on the weekends so I've been making an effort to get out and walk to things I want to do and then I'll take public transport back (if it's far and if... Continue Reading →

West Hampstead

I realllllly need some paper hexies so I can do some hand sewing on the bus/train. I thought perhaps The Village Haberdashery might have them but nope. I have been wanting to visit their shop for some time though so I really enjoyed having a look around. It was smaller than I expected but they... Continue Reading →

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