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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Going underground is part and parcel of every day life in London. In fact, after a few weeks of living here you don’t even think about millions of people travelling around like ants many metres below ground. So you may be wondering why I chose to visit a deep-level shelter, 30 metres beneath Clapham South station. Surely it’s just like every other journey below ground? As we clambered down the stairs, sirens blaring, I was…

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Apparently today is National Gin & Tonic Day. I don’t usually celebrate such days here on the blog (there seem to be a number of G&T celebrations…), but as it’s one of London’s most iconic drinks and a favourite tipple of mine, it gave me a good excuse to think of a way to share last week’s trip to Sipsmith’s Gin Distillery. My friend Lyndsay and I have been trying to fix a date to catch up…

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Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to get more active, spend less time propped up at my desk or slouched on the sofa and get moving without it feeling like a monumental effort. I think the days slowly getting lighter (I LOVE Monday evenings right now, don’t they just seem brighter each week?), the booking of our summer holiday and a willingness for winter to be over has done it. I’m ready to…

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When it comes to ‘doing stuff’ in London, I like to think that I’ll try most things once. Does it mean I’m fearless? Definitely not, I’m no daredevil and I doubt you’d ever find me climbing up the Shard or risking my life for anything anytime soon. Does it mean I’m adventurous? I’m not sure but I like to think that I’ve got a little adventurous streak and I’m determined to do and see as much as…

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