Month: August 2016

Getting a bit philosophical

Literally just 18 reasons that I drank gin

My list of blog posts that I need to write has now topped 100. This stupidly high number isn’t because I don’t post enough (who the fuck thought I would still be slogging it out two times a week 672 posts later) but rather because I drink too much coffee and get overexcited. In caffeine […]

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Travel

Dear Richard Branson

Dear Richard Branson I hope you are well and Necker Island is not too hot this time of year. I am writing to inform you of an unfortunate incident and to ask for your help in preventing such heart breaking problems in future. First things first, I love your airline. Your planes are new, big and […]

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Coffee and food

Being taken up the Shard

Minds out of the gutter please readers, this is a family blog today. Literally. When my parents were kicking round London we went up the Shard for brunch before work one morning. I have been meaning to go to the Shard for years but the combination of good weather and wearing appropriate clothing to get […]

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Coffee and food
Things to do in London

Nightjar aka the best bar in London

I know I know, this blog was meant to appear a few days ago. But this work travel malarkey has made my schedule a bit whackadoodle – and I’m not talking blog schedule, just general life schedule. I have 30 minutes till my gate opens (off to Shanghai this time) so I thought I would […]

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Coffee and food
Expat Help
Things to do in London

London, panic and a dinner four years in the making

London can keep you on a panic high for months. You are so busy riding the London stress train with flats, friends and visas all going wrong at once and there never seems to be an end point. Soon, you tell yourself, I will be done and I can relax and enjoy life. I will […]

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Coffee and food

Why do you brunch alone?

I went out for brunch the other day to the lovely Hally’s in Parsons Green. I sat there surrounded by couples, one of whom managed to have three arguments before they had even finished my coffees. Me? I sat there writing my blog, interacting on Twitter and just having an all and all chill time. […]

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