Month: April 2015

Personal

I hate that ‘go home’ is my default setting.

A bit of a rant, but I think an important one to put out there. When you are an expat and things aren’t going according to plan the default setting in your brain is ‘move home’. It could be a grumpy day at work, flat issues (what the hell is it with landlords selling your […]

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Coffee and food

My favourite London afternoon tea

I shudder to think how much I have spent on afternoon tea in the last three years. It’s always been a bit of an escape for me. When I couldn’t afford to travel, an afternoon tea was that hint of luxury that I needed to refresh my faith in London. I mean afternoon tea is […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Don’t judge me for my selfies

*all photos kindly provided by other humans* Oh the selfie, mocked by all treasured by few. The general consensus is that selfie taking reveals how vain a person is. You scroll through Instagram and just see endless close up faces, all taken slightly from above because we all know that is the most flattering angle. […]

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Coffee and food

What the hell do you do with chia seeds?

I have seen those amazing overnight breakfast pots everywhere. When I say everywhere I mean online, because I don’t know anyone who has actually made one. They look tasty, and healthy and quick and that is what I am looking for. I’m in the alarming (and expensive) habit of buying my breakfast every day, and […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Where do you look for inspiration?

I am in a blogging rut. I have written up my New Zealand trip and loved walking through the memories, but now I can’t quite remember what to do. How does this London blogging thing work again? I have a list of posts to write but I need some sparkle, some inspiration…or maybe just some caffeine. […]

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