In it for the Long Haul

Being based in London, it’s pretty easy to get around. Growing up, my summer holidays were often spent in Europe, meaning a maximum of 2 hours flying each way. Every now and again we ventured further afield – Turkey, New York, Russia, Morocco, Iran. But none of these seemed to be the real long haul […]

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5 Must-Have Apps for Londoners 

Living in London, we’re constantly reminded of the fact that we live in one of the most diverse, exciting cities in the world. “There’s always something happening” may be a cliche, but it’s the reality of calling this city home.

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Spring in London + a Thought

It’s verified Springtime in the UK when you leave school or a late lecture or the office and it is still light outside. Even better were the warm evenings of April when I got home from work and the sky was still glowing. 

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“Airports are places of bookends”

  “The best part about airports lies in what they symbolize. Airports are places of bookends: new beginnings and long-awaited endings, arrivals and departures, hellos and goodbyes. We start in one city and end in another hundreds or thousands of miles away. You enter from a desert and exit into a blizzard. In from winter, […]

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Veneta, St. James’s Market

Since I moved back from Italy, there’s been a rather noticeable, food-related hole in my day-to-day. I miss the fresh fish, I miss aperitivo (and apericena), I miss the simplicity of Italian home-cooked food. Veneta wasn’t all of those things, but it certainly helped to fill a gap.

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For the Love of Gin

If you hadn’t noticed, there’s a new comeback kid in bars these days. Gin has had a style overhaul, and what was once known as ‘Women’s Ruin’ and drunk exclusively by drunks, is arguably one of the most popular spirits going at the moment. No longer are we limited to the Gordon’s.

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Super Greens Cheesecake

  Matcha is having a bit of a moment. Everywhere I go, Matcha Lattes, Matcha Cocktails and Matcha desserts are popping up, and it looks like they are here to stay. 

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4 Things I’m Giving Up in 2017

Real talk, I don’t normally write this sort of thing here. This goes down on pieces of paper, journals, notes on my phone.

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Welcoming 2017

2016 feels like a year of loss. But I don’t want to think about it in that way.

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Tis’ the Season to Give

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and I have been fa-la-la-la-la-ing my way through the festivities. A lot of the focus at the end of the year is on giving. Cards, gifts, food, drink, merriness. Every year the trees gets taller and the number of presents underneath grows.

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