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Culture, Feel-Good, Humour, London, Uncategorized

Why London is well good

I wrote a piece a little while ago having a big old whinge about the tube. All that is still true of course (and that prick STILL stands in front of the door when I’m trying to get on in the morning. SERIOUSLY MAN MOVE DOWN.) but I am also reading a wonderful book, all about this big smoggy, grimy, lovely, bonkers city we call London. It’s called, ‘Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now – as Told by Those Who Love it, Hate it, Live it, Left it and Long for  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, Humour, London, Uncategorized

small pleasures and daily sparkle

I always carry a notebook round with me. In it, I scribble funny things I hear, shopping lists, notes from exhibitions I’ve been to, lists of films and books I need to see and read (is it really a travesty that I haven’t seen ‘Independance Day’?!), scraps of poems I like and ideas for blogs and articles. I also write down a few things I’m grateful for each day. The reason I do this, is because it really makes you actively search for the good things in life, the  ...

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Feel-Good, London, Uncategorized

a yellow antidote to the grey

Well it’s been bleak of late hasn’t it? As I stand shivering every morning in positively BALTIC conditions at Harringay station, ready to press myself onto the 8.04 to Moorgate, folding my limbs beneath a stranger’s armpit like a disgruntled contortionist, it’s difficult to feel full of the joys of Spring. Rather than the beautiful yellow of bobbing daffodils, the colour of this particular Spring seems to be grey. And white, when that pissing snow keeps falling. Who  ...

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