Month: October 2013

Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Runawaykiwi goes to a play and learns about a man named Henry

Y’all know I like to book things on YPlan. I was sitting at my desk at work, head buried in a spreadsheet, when I felt an itching desire to be hit in the head with something cultural. So to YPlan I turned and booked a play called the Six Wives of Henry¬†VIII for the following […]

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Expat Help

Ok kids, runawaykiwi has a new favourite London app

  I have been using Google maps or TFL to plan my adventures around London. Google maps is good, except it does not really take into account the fickle nature of the London Underground (the current fashion is to close parts of the Ginger Line every weekend). You would expect TFL to be better, but […]

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Things to do in London

How to be a spy: late night at the Churchill War Rooms

I sat down and wrote a bucket list for London, not really a finite list to do before I go*, but just something to keep me motivated and engaged over winter. At the top of the list was to attend a late night at one of the museums. Late nights are when the big museums […]

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Street art and galleries in London
Things to do in London

The perks of being a gallery ghost

Following on from yesterday, let me tell you one of the perks of being a gallery ghost. Because I go to the gallery with no expectations and admittedly only a casual knowledge, there is no stress about the visit. I can guarantee that I will see some art, and if I’m lucky I may even […]

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Getting a bit philosophical
Street art and galleries in London

My life as a Gallery Ghost

In my About Me section I describe myself as a gallery ghost. I thought the term was self explanatory, but since I have had a fair few people ask me about it I thought I should explain in full. Art galleries are apparently a great way to pick up guys. Imagine the situation…you both stand […]

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Coffee and food

A thirty year old restaurant recommendation

There are many ways to choose a restaurant in London. You can go word of mouth, internet reviews, or even somewhere that just looked cool as you walked past. But by far the most unique way of choosing a restaurant I have heard of is when my friend invited me to Frederick’s because that is […]

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