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My London Bedroom

Most of us saw our bedrooms as an almost holy place, safe space, and sanctuary from the annoyances just outside the door. We plastered posters and photos and stickers and art on our walls. If you were like me, you didn’t feel happy until your space reflected the way you wanted to be seen by others. And the person you wanted to be–which was constantly changing.

Recently, there was an exhibit at the Geffrye Museum about teenage bedrooms. Yes, I’m completely aware that I am far from a teenager, but I related so much to these wild kids. They were completely and unabashedly expressing themselves with the items they chose to display and the word they chose to share.

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EDINBURGH

A few years back, when I first went to Edinburgh, it was during my sort of Harry-Potter-tour-of-the-UK. Hilarious, I know. I love Harry Potter, and that’s putting it lightly. Anyway, I remember I would always tell people that I loved Edinburgh more than London! WHAT? That’s not true anymore, after I lived in London, but it is a wonderful city that marries the old & new perfectly.

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JURASSIC COAST

When the heat wave to end all heat waves hit England, I googled “best beaches in south England” and found the Jurassic Coast was full of them. Also, this Youtube filmmaker Jack Harries had posted an instagram of Durdle Door on the hottest day since 2006. Wherever he goes seems to be the most beautiful places in the world, so I was down. It was only a 2 hour drive from where we live (near London) and my father was still with us. First family trip of the summer!

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