I have been asked how living at the new place was and how I liked the house. Well, the first thing that comes to mind is the smell of the new house. It smells English.
The air tastes of change. It’s not the falling leaves or a chillier breeze that make me listen up and put my nose into the cold morning air – there’s something else lingering outside, waiting to reveal itself. I can’t quite put my finger on it. It reminds me a lot of the feeling I […]
As soon as you step through the revolving doors and into the foyer, the constant buzzing noise of the city fades into the background. Accompanied by the gentle clicking and clacking of your shoes’ soles you make your way down the hallway. When the elevator doors silently zoom shut behind you, every last bit of […]
If you smell a bit of an oxymoron here, hold on tight to your big rollers and smell again. In the past few weeks, I have been selflessly testing every nail salon within walking distance. Of course, it was only a question of days before the next chipped nail would force me into uncovering a […]
It was fun while it lasted, but the house hunting horror series must come to an end. We have found a new home, hurray!
There’s something about growing up in London – the party never seems to stop. There’s always something new to learn, always something exciting to do.
I can’t quite decide which caption to deem appropriate for this illustrious image of a sitting room. ‘When in Venice…’? Or what about an Alice quote: ‘Curiouser and curiouser.’ Taste, in this case, is definitely a matter of opinion.
Estate agent: The property is in very good nick. Ready to move in! Me: Obviously, you’d want to update that bathroom. Estate agent: Well, … that’s all down to personal style, isn’t it? Me: Harrumph.
It was only meant as a joke on twitter last night, but due to surprisingly popular demand, I am from now on going to share the most ridiculous properties on the London market with you. Be it for their decor, the general state they are in (damp, mice and bugs included) or the overpowering bullshit […]
That’s that then. I have been clinging on to the last days of summer like a koala to a leafless eucalyptus tree, but today’s rain has washed away my last meagre hopes for some sunny days. It’s been a long summer, and a good one too. So good and so eventful in fact, that I […]