Winter

Travel

What does one do when Swedish people taking a disliking to your shoes?

I seem to bring extreme weather with me wherever I go. I was in Stockholm a couple of weeks ago and they had a freak blizzard. Me being the ignorant Kiwi living in London that I am, I assumed that Sweden was just snowy all winter, but apparently the locals were surprised by the snow […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Two practical ways to make yourself feel better

I know that to make this more click-bait-able the list should be an uneven number, and should have between 9 and 15 entries. But with such post titles as “the post about the chocolate butt plugs” and “Three brunches in three hours – oh god what have I done” in my archive, I don’t need any […]

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Things to do in London

Have you done your London #winterprep

The dregs of summer are still holding on but don’t let it fool you; winter is coming. Black tights are back on trend, the tube is starting to smell of wet dog and ‘drinking to keep warm’ is soon to be the day drinking excuse of choice. Its not all bad, winter in London has […]

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Getting a bit philosophical

Pavement, terrible metaphors, winter and anxiety.

This post is going to be one long and rather terrible metaphor. Long because I don’t know how to do short sentences (side note, apparently Charles Dickens was paid by the word which is why his books were so long…I am not paid {by the word or otherwise} so I don’t have any excuse [in […]

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Expat Help

How to get shit done when its winter in London and you feel like hibernating

Welcome to winter in London, a time of mulled wine, self-doubt and being jealous of people on the other side of the world. A time when London is at its most picturesque with couples kissing by the Thames, the rubbish on the street covered up by snow and pretty Christmas lights distracting you from the […]

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Expat Help

The five stages of coming to terms with winter in London

  As I write this the temperature in London is -1°C. And I haven’t figured out how to use the heating in my flat. Fuck. I know, I know, I should Google it or ask my Dad. But lets be honest its far easier to just blog about winter instead right? This is my fourth […]

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