Coffee

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Runawaykiwi solves world peace with coffee and rum

Have I mentioned that I *quite* like coffee? Coffee is my happiness when times are hard, it’s my bit on the side of life. But sometimes coffee plays hard to get i.e. it’s raining outside and I don’t want to get out of my pajamas. At home my parents have a Nespresso machine, and I […]

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Coffee and food

Where to find a good flat white in London

Since the day I arrived in London coffee has been my luxury. I might not have been able to afford flash restaurants or weekend trips away (or even my rent to be honest) but I could fill my weekends with good coffee. For less than £3 I could sit in a heartrendingly hip London cafe, […]

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Personal

Stress ball, Blixen and Runawaykiwi in a box

Hello ducks Its been a long couple of weeks at Runawaykiwi Towers. For those not in the know, I am an event manager by day and we are now 22 days away from my next biggie: One Live London. It an amazing beast to be working on, but also stressful enough for my colleagues to […]

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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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Coffee and food

A little more brunch – two gold star brunch spots in Auckland

Because what is a trip to Auckland without a serious amount of brunch? Two highlights for me were Orphans Kitchen in Ponsonby and Dear Jervois on Jervois Road, both suggested by my big sister. As mentioned before in New Zealand it’s not about just getting the poached eggs right, its all about brunch innovation. I genuinely […]

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Personal

A solar system of friends and Good One cafe

This might sound a bit hippy dippy, but I truly believe in having a solar system of friends. Imagine that you are the centre of your own universe (come on, as a Gen Y you should have NO problem with this). All throughout your life you will have people orbiting, some will be a constant […]

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