Year: 2012

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Merry Christmas

With all the love in my heart I wish you a Merry Christmas. runawaykiwi is taking a break for a few days, see you in 2013!    

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Motivation Monday – the Christmas Eve edition

As a very special Christmas treat (because I know you have been such good boys and girls this year) my friends and I are sharing our favourite Christmas memories. Love runawaykiwi and friends            @rennbird “Christmas Eve 2009. My sister is finally home from her term abroad in France, having been […]

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Travel

The things no one ever tells you about London

1. You can see the vapour trails of airplanes, it makes a noughts and crosses game amongst the clouds 2. All the major attractions* are very close to each other, if the weather is ok forget the tube and just walk it 3. There are some amazing Facebook groups that can make living in London […]

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Street art and galleries in London

The future of trees

If you happen to be walking on the bank of the Thames, opposite the Tower of London, be sure to look a little closer at the MoreLondon building. In the courtyard garden you will find Evergreen by David Batchelor. It is a metal and plastic tree planted amongst the real wooden ones (you know, the ones […]

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Coffee and food

The inevitable post about carrots

For those of you who watch QI, you will know that carrots were not always orange. They were bred to be orange by some fancy pants dude in the Netherlands to honour royalty*. I have known this for a while, and although I eat a carrot every day for lunch I have never seen any […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

How winter wonderland terrified me and reminded me of the true meaning of Christmas

  I walked through the muddy cesspit that is currently Hyde Park to experience Winter Wonderland. I will let the photos speak for themselves but it is worth noting that I saw not one but two mothers spill beer on their children. As I walked through this expensive muddy horror show I was reminded that Christmas […]

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