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The 5 Golden Rules of The London Underground

Londoners (those both old and new) have a love/hate relationship with the London Underground. Personally, I’m mildly obsessed. Mostly, it’s the history that I love; how the growth of each colourful line tells a story about London’s past and future. Find yourself in town during a Tube Strike and you’ll realise quickly that it truly is the lifeblood of London. Because of this, there’s understandably a bit of etiquette involved. So if you’re new in town or just stopping by for a visit, there are…

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27 Things I’ve Learned in 27 Years

Last weekend, I turned 27.  And then Donald Trump got elected as the President of the United States. Whilst obviously entirely unrelated, the arrival of both events (and the shadow of Brexit) has had me, like many others across the globe, seriously debating whether or not I know anything about anything after all. It’s also had me truly pondering how I fit into this big old world. Happy birthday to me! In a brief moment of reflection on the Tube (where I do most of my thinking these days) I made…

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London Life Lessons

Hi guys! I’m so sorry – I know it’s been a while. I promise there are lots of interesting and exciting updates to come now that things are calming down a little bit. In case you’ve missed the greenery overload on my Insta-feed this week, I had the pleasure of spending a few days in the jaw-droppingly beautiful Lake District. More to come on this incredible place over the next couple of weeks so stay tuned. In the meantime… I’ve now well and truly learned the…

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4 Things You Will Think When You Move Abroad Solo

You’ve bought your ticket, sorted your visa, quit your job, said farewell your friends and family and attempted to fit your entire life in 30kgs of luggage. Next thing you know, you find yourself on a plane sitting next to strangers, wondering if it’s too late to bolt out the door back onto safe and familiar ground. Oh dear. Though I’m still struggling to wrap my head around it, it was my one-year London anniversary a couple of weeks ago. One year – how did that happen!?!…

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