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Things to do in London

Turns out I’ve been doing markets wrong

I love London markets, they are one of my favourite parts of living here. But today I discovered that I have been doing them entirely 100% wrong. I was asked by Camden Market to do an Instagram takeover which was really flattering. I am the girl who refused to join Instagram for so long because […]

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Travel

runawaykiwi goes cruising for chicks in Paris

Paris has some amazing markets; food, flea and flowers stretching as far as the eye can see. But there was one market that had always captured my imagination, Marché aux Oiseaux, the bird market. It takes place every Sunday just round the corner from Notre Dame and if you are worried about getting lost, you hear […]

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Coffee and food

Turns out Broadway Markets are ever so slightly amazing

My sister has been raving about Broadway Markets since I arrived in the UK. But like the obstinate little sister that I am, it took me over a year to deign to visit. It. Was. Amazing. Unlike my normal weekend market (Borough), Broadway Market is more focused on ready to eat food – or at […]

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Coffee and food

Cheating on Borough Market

Yesterday I did something bad, real bad. I cheated on Borough Market. For months now Borough Market and I have had a loving, regular and fulfilling relationship. We laughed, we ate cheese and we got free coffee. Times were good. But then in a moment of weakness I did the unthinkable, I went to another […]

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Things to do in London

I think you need a Brick Lane Sunday

The sun has finally returned to London. Weak and cold it may be, but it is the perfect excuse to rediscover Brick Lane. There are three main reasons to go to Brick Lane on a Sunday: 1} You are hungry 2} You are hungover 3} You are in need of a London indie culture slap […]

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Coffee and food

The inevitable post about carrots

For those of you who watch QI, you will know that carrots were not always orange. They were bred to be orange by some fancy pants dude in the Netherlands to honour royalty*. I have known this for a while, and although I eat a carrot every day for lunch I have never seen any […]

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