Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy

Sometimes you don’t know something is missing from your life until it all of a sudden appears again. When I saw Moana in the cinema I cried through almost the entire thing, not just because of the story (or that I had moments before taken and passed the Life in the UK test) but rather […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

When a top hat gets angry

My first experience with London’s West End was a guy in a top hat yelling at me in Leicester Square. He wasn’t an actor or a promoter, he was my flat mate who in that moment was entirely outraged and horrified by me. I was living in a university flat at Kingston University where there […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

9 things you learn at the London Coffee Festival

The London Coffee Festival is on at the Old Truman Brewery this weekend, I ran down in my lunch break today to see what caffeinated fun was on offer DEAR GOD LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES. 1. There is no such thing as too much coffee Seriously I am a coffee drinking machine, I laugh at this […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

A weird night even by London standards

One of the best things about London is that you are never the weirdest person in the room. Even if you are dressed as an 80’s hooker with a rabbit face (long story) there will still be someone on the night bus that just makes you feel all kinds of normal. What I didn’t quite […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Pixar at the Royal Albert Hall

Y’all know I do some, ah, ‘unique’ things in London. But I was surprised as anyone to end up watching Pixar Movies at the Royal Albert Hall last weekend. On Friday I decided to have a bit of a clean up in my flat, and happened to go through the box that I keep all […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Runawaykiwi and the £45 cup of tea

When I arrived back in London (don’t worry, plenty of more New Zealand posts to come!) the first thing  I noticed is that winter ‘happened’ while I was away. So I quickly formulated a plan to hibernate for the next few months. The plan was going strong until I was invited to the Jing tea […]

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