What Sundays in London are made for

Sunny Sundays in London are good for many things. Namely: a walk, a pub lunch with friends, and some beer. This pub had a lovely little guest whilst we were there. But no, he wasn’t getting any of our food.   What’s your favourite thing to do in a city on the weekend?

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London Leaving Party

Despising, For you, the city, thus I turn my back: There is a world elsewhere. – Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, Act 3, Scene 3  At the beginning of summer this year, I left London. Saying that I left ‘despising’ it would be a little over-dramatic, but I’ve just proved a penchant for the dramatic by quoting […]

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Celebrating my 23rd birthday in Lucca, Tuscany

I’m coming at this blog post a little late to the game. After all, I am only about two months (groan) off turning 24. Better late than never though. So what made my 23rd birthday so great? Good surroundings Lucca is the perfect place to spend a chilled out, kicking-around-in-the-sun kind of birthday. It’s compact […]

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Wilting in Florence

Florence. Firenze. Famous for its history, its art, its fashion and its buildings. There was no way we could be living a two hour drive away from Florence for six months and not go. What we found was a city which was undoubtedly breath-taking, but whose beauty may have gone to its head somewhat . […]

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Barga: Bold and Beautiful

‘I never weary of great churches. It is my favourite kind of mountain scene. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.’ –      Robert Louis Stevenson There are two things, when it comes to travel, that are guaranteed to give me goosebumps: mountains and churches. Look back through this blog and you’ll […]

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