When you’ve worked in one area for a few years it’s easy to assume you’ve seen, done and photographed everything within a few miles radius of your office, particularly an Instagram addict like me. So you can imagine how happy I was to experience something new and enjoy a different view of one of my favourite places in London – Little Venice. I spotted Go Boat London during a lunch break not long after it…

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A gentle breeze rustles across the field, bringing with it the drowsy scent of lavender. For a minute, I can pretend I’m in a remote farm in Provence, but the chatter amongst tourists reminds me that I’m still in London – Mayfield Lavender Farm to be exact. Some may claim that it’s not London at all, but when you live outside the M25 you know what the real suburbia looks and feels like. As I…

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After almost a month without internet, I’m finally back! We’ve sort of settled into our new home (albeit with very little furniture) and I’m slowly getting used to a completely new area. With life being quite hectic these last few months, I’m really disappointed to say that (in addition to a lack of regular blogging) I have failed on the reading goal over the first half of the year.  My work involves a lot of writing, reading and editing and from February…

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Between buying a house and being part of the MAKE FILMS course, I’ve been struggling to keep up with life and blogging of late. I hope you can bear with me until I’m settled in. On the upside, coming up with a film each week does mean I get to squeeze in something creative and do something fun so I can’t complain. Here’s my second film, the ever beautiful Columbia Road Flower Market. MAKE FILMS…

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I think I may have found one of London’s most cheerful cafes. I spotted Vanilla Black Coffee & Books on Instagram and knew instantly that I had to visit. Whilst yellow isn’t my favourite colour, it has got to be the happiest colour in the rainbow and it never fails to make me smile. How could I resist a cafe with a yellow espresso machine and matching yellow walls? So I made it my mission…

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