Welcome… to… This City Life!

Tips for… managing your money in London

Budgeting is boring. It’s really not much fun putting limits on things in a city where there’s so much to do, see, eat and drink. And I doubt I’m alone […]


City escapes ~ Whitsands Bay, Cornwall

Have you ever all of a sudden realised that weeks or months have flown by and you’ve not travelled further than an hour from your house, seen anyone or anything […]


The weekend edit #11

February was the month I found myself in the internet-less wilderness after making my fifth London flat move to live with James and having the inevitable challenge of sorting out […]


Sauntering around the Sky Garden

If there’s anything that will snap me out of a blogging break it’s a trip to see London’s latest city view, at the top of one of the skyline’s newest additions. […]


The weekend edit #10

Happy Valentines Day readers! Will you be celebrating today? There are so many love hearts and endless adverts that I always wonder how many people really celebrate it. James and I are mainly pottering about […]

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The weekend edit #9

Another wintery week has passed us by and London finally got a bit of snow! Was anyone else completely disappointed to wake up to a winter wonderland, for it then to have […]


City eats ~ Dishoom, King’s Cross

When the temperature tumbles one of my favourite ways to warm up is with a spicy dish or two. Dishoom has been offering spicy food characteristic of a Bombay Cafe on […]


The weekend edit #8

Usually I’m glad to say January is done and dusted but I have to admit this year it just seems to have flown by and I’ve not really had time […]


Twelve months in books

I love reading but on the daily commute there’s always a battle for my attention between my mobile and my latest book. I think this is part down to 4G […]


The weekend edit #7

After a couple of weeks (*ahem* maybe months) the weekend edit is back! I don’t know about you but it’s been a hectic start to the year both at work […]