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Strolling down Columbia Road

“With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy?” – Oscar Wilde I love flowers. I know it’s a cliche but I really do – they just make me really happy. So you can imagine how excited I was to finally explore the Columbia Road Flower Market in East London – even on a cold and rainy day. Just a short stroll from Old Street, the market is open on Sundays and is best visited either first thing in the morning (to…

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How to Play Tourist Around London

It’s been close to two months since I moved now, one month in my new job and a few weeks since I moved into my flat – it’s all happening! Despite all these milestones which indicate I’m fast on the road to calling myself a legit Londoner, I still feel like there’s a grace period where I am perfectly entitled to hover somewhere between wannabe local and complete foreigner; the extremity of my situation determined mostly my level of confidence for the day. This bank holiday weekend I was joined…

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