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 →

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 →

Commuting Part II

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 →

First Weekend

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 →

I made it!

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 →

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