In previous trips to Greenwich, my visits always began and ended at the museums. I never made my way towards the observatory, until today. I wish I had been warned about the uphill climb prior to the excursion. Strolling skywards in this heat felt like a week's worth of cardio. I started my journey by [...]
Holidaying at home.
Summer used to appear in different forms. That resembled hours of planning, plane tickets, overpacked suitcases and neoteric outfits. For 2020 the plots are a little different. I’m holidaying 10 to 30 minutes away from home. Google maps open on my desktop, exhibiting fragments of greenery. With my mouse, I’d trace over the margins of [...]
Girl about London town.
Staying at home for me started this week. Whether I wished to or not, I had no option, it was happening. As I lock myself away indoors, I can't help but think about all those who are tirelessly working on the front-line; the healthcare workers, the supermarket employees, the scientists, taxi drivers, factory workers, farmers [...]
Girl about town: Wembley Park
1 pm I'm enjoying a hot drink with my friend in costa coffee. Our hands were full, while our glasses were half empty. After a long-overdue coffee catch-up, that involved lots of natter, festive hot chocolate and frosty cream, my friend and I set off to follow a light trail that's gotten the dark, dreary [...]
Girl About Town: San Francisco, part one
I have a longterm, distant and special relationship with America. Almost a decade since my last visit and I was back in the golden, postcard city. Like my previous visits, I couldn't help but gawp at how big and widely spread everything was. My inner child wouldn't stop pointing at the large portions of pretty [...]