Author: runawaykiwi

Things to do in London

Emilia: The play that you have to see

I went to Emilia the play for all the wrong reasons. I had seen the posters a few times on the tube, and the costumes on the three women reminded me of the dresses that the Schuyler sisters wear in Hamilton the musical. I loved Hamilton, and the reason I wanted to go to Emilia […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

The general fuckery that is blogging

It is a beautiful Easter Sunday and I am sitting on my balcony (in the shade because I am paler than the friendly ghost) looking at all the people busy going somewhere. I on the other hand have just fought with a spilled cup of tea (literal not gossipy) and Microsoft Office online chat help […]

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Things to do in London

I am going to be an archer

I realise that is a vaguely clickbaity title…but for once it has the virtue of being 100% true. I have a list of hobbies that I want to try and yet never seem to have the time for. I won’t say there is any rhyme or reason to the items on the list, it is […]

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Coffee and food

Visiting Fulham Market Hall

One of the greatest joys in my life is that every so often cafes and restaurants ask if I want to try their food. What do I love? Brunch. What do I really love? Free brunch. Anyway – that is to say that Fulham Market Hall asked if I wanted to come and try their […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Let me tell you about a flat

I cried yesterday, big ugly tears. I cried as I sat on the couch in my new flat opening junk-mail. One might think it was the way that Virgin Media seems hell bent on killing trees by way of repetitious marketing letters that made me cry, but no. It was because I had just moved […]

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Coffee and food

I can now make succulents out of jelly beans

Have you heard of Neff? When I was invited to a gingerbread making event a couple of weeks ago I, like you, were none the wiser about this mysterious Neff creature. The possibilities running through my mind included, but were not limited to: Neff: the High Wizard of the Ever Changing Fandango New Elephant Friends […]

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