Christmas Day is exactly 5 weeks from today and next Sunday is the first advent Sunday. That means that the most magical and wondrous weeks of the year are here. Every single year, I hear so many people complaining about one or more of the following: lack of time, ideas and/or the Christmas spirit. It's… Continue reading Make your life easier this Christmas.
Yesterday I did something I hadn't done or a long time: I didn't set an alarm clock. I woke up at about 9 am because the birds were singing loudly, the sun was shining and it was shaping up to be the most beautiful day. It was truly perfect. And to make it even more… Continue reading Asparagus pancakes and the best brownies you’ve ever had.
I can't believe it will soon be a year since my trip to Switzerland. I've been thinking about my time there a lot lately and discovered I've still got some photos I haven't posted yet. Here's part 1, February 10. The sun was positively blinding that morning. We had a gorgeous day ahead of us.… Continue reading Lausanne, 10 February 2015.
About to go in. 🙂 Navigating the stairs. Look at that lovely little puppy! Costa Coffee Baker Street. 🙂
This was my second time in Little Venice. The weather was significantly better than the first time around. I loved being back there and being able to do some more exploring. Every time I get off at this station, I start humming Duffy's Warwick Avenue. It's slightly obnoxious but I can't help it. Look at… Continue reading Little Venice.
St. Paul's. No pictures from the inside because it was forbidden to take photos in there and there were people everywhere watching you like hawks. 🙂 The Shard. I honestly felt sick just looking at that. This was fun! A storm is coming. After the storm, near Oxford street.
This was my first time ever in Brighton. I loved it there and I definitely need to go back. We spent a lot of time by the sea, went on the Brighton Wheel, had fish and chips for lunch and walked around the rest of the time. I can't wait to go back. One of… Continue reading Brighton.
Southwark --> Tower Bridge --> The City --> Leadenhall Market. There were Union Jack buntings everywhere this summer. The ever-so-amazing Southwark Cathedral. I've always liked this house. London City Hall & Tower Bridge. The Tower. The Paralympic symbol at Tower Bridge. The City. The Gilt of Cain Sculpture. Leadenhall Market. Pimms! The Monument.
I know they are a wee bit wonky but I was super-excited. At least I have an excuse to go back and re-take them now. 😉
It's the best place to be on a Saturday morning in London. Cross Bones Graveyard It's changed since the last time we were there. I need to remember to bring something with me next time I'm there as people are encouraged to put stuff up there. Some of the things there are hauntingly beautiful. Borough… Continue reading Cross Bones Graveyard & Borough Market.