Autumn 2018

Autumn is my favourite time of year here in London (followed closely by Spring!). The weather is great, and the leaves are changing colours. I can get out my scarves and hats again and it begins to feel like Christmas. This Autumn provided a lot of really lovely things: I had a friend visit, we... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Wales

Last weekend was a bank holiday (hooray!) which meant I had an extra weekend day to do something fun! My lovely friends Carla and Prak invited me to spend the night at theirs in Bristol. I had been to Bristol before so I was fine with just hanging out and getting out of ye olde... Continue Reading →

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 →

Pants vs. Trousers

This will be an ongoing list of dialect differences that I need to get used to  Pants vs. Trousers πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ we use the term pants to describe pretty much any clothing that goes on your legs: jeans, slacks, leggings, etc.  πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ the term pants is reserved for what Americans call underwear.  This can be awkward. 

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