One of the best things about living in a big old city like London is that if you ever find yourself at a loose end there’s always something to occupy your time. Great for someone like me who struggles to sit still for more than a few minutes. I had a pretty empty Sunday this weekend so I decided to pick a stop on the tube map I don’t get off at often and find…

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Do you ever get the feeling on a Sunday that you should be doing some kind of homework, getting yourself ahead for the week in the office, learning something new or spending some time enjoying a hobby? My former studious self definitely emerges every now and again but rather than locking myself in my room, I discovered this weekend there’s somewhere better to go – Ozone Coffee Roasters in Shoreditch. I headed over to Old…

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There’s nothing better than the feeling on a Saturday morning, the working week behind you, a lovely lie in complete and two days all to yourself. We had some great autumn weather this weekend. The sun was shining and for me the city was calling. After a lovely day in Hampstead Heath last weekend I was in the mood for surrounding myself with the buzz of central London, exploring its concrete streets and alleyways. Carnaby Street came…

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When you live in a city like London it feels like the purse gets tight quite often, those delicious cocktails catch up on you, or you make a big purchase like a holiday, THAT lovely leather handbag or the must-have gadget everyone’s carrying on the tube.  I’m definitely feeling the pinch at the moment after booking a holiday a few weeks ago but you might have noticed I’ve still been enjoying London in some of its great cafes.  I’ve…

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After a week of birthday celebrations and a busy few days in the office I was SO ready for the recent bank holiday weekend. Saturday morning arrived and my head was pretty fuzzy, suffering with a mild hangover and some post-birthday blues, so it seemed like a great idea to head to Covent Garden for some fresh city air. Of course it wasn’t very long before I was tired of the crowds and in need of…

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