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 →
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 →
Commuting has been an interesting challenge. Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled I don't have to drive. (If you have ever commuted to work in Los Angeles you'll understand why!) I live in a spot that's not terribly close to a tube station. It's 15 minutes walk one direction (OLD STREET) or 20 minutes to... Continue Reading →
This will be an ongoing list of dialect differences that I need to get used to Pants vs. Trousers 🇺🇸 we use the term pants to describe pretty much any clothing that goes on your legs: jeans, slacks, leggings, etc. 🇬🇧 the term pants is reserved for what Americans call underwear. This can be awkward.
If you have ever lived in Los Angeles or even visited you know literally nobody walks in LA. Everything is a drive, and if it's not, you still drive. That being said you can imagine the shock to my body after walking 31 miles this week as opposed to the usual under 7 miles I... Continue Reading →
After sleeping like the dead the night I arrived I met up with two of my lovely friends over at Victoria Park. We took a nice hour and a half stroll around it before heading back to one of their flats after the weather took a turn. There's just something so great about sharing charcuterie... Continue Reading →
The last 2 months have been some of the absolute craziest of my life. I feel like I basically went to sleep after I accepted my new job, and woke up in London a month later. So much stress has happened in the last few weeks and I think I've essentially blocked it out. Which... Continue Reading →