East London with Erica

Autumn 2018 brought four lovely people to visit: Colin, Erica, Danielle and Caitlin. I've known Erica for almost my whole life. Her cousin is my childhood best friend Kristin and we've all been pal-ing around for quite awhile! Erica and I have a lot of the same interests; true crime, beer, cheese.. ha! So I... Continue Reading →

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Dorking

With the impending birth of my first niece I realised I had better get working on her quilt! I found a cute quilt store I wanted to check out called 'The Quilt Room' out in Dorking. It was about an hour train ride and a bit of a hike from the train station to the... Continue Reading →

St. Albans

I was looking for an easy day trip out of town and landed on St. Albans - sadly I decided this on a Sunday and I think it is actually better to go on a Saturday as it has quite a good market I'm told. From St. Pancras it's only 20 miles away via ThamesLink.... Continue Reading →

Stonehenge and Avebury

Many will tell you Stonehenge isn't worth it. I tell you it is. I really enjoyed it. My friends Peter & Liam invited me to join them on a jaunt out to see Stonehenge in their hired car for the day. It was such a nice trip! Those boys are great fun. The weather was... Continue Reading →

Kew Gardens

James and I headed to Kew Gardens in some absolutely perfect summer weather. I mean it was perfect for everyone but me, I am not a fan of the heat, I get a bit grumpy! Kew Gardens is an EXCELLENT out of town trip. It's about 45 minutes by tube from Central London and if... 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 →

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