lifestyle blog, living, london, london blog

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.

Continue reading

Advertisements
Standard
london, Travel, uk

7 Hours in London

The time limit is actually arbitrary–you could spend 9-12 hours doing what I did. But most likely you could do it in 4, because I like slow living. Which goes seamlessly into the thought process behind this post. Usually, I don’t make trips into London because it can be kinda stressful. Don’t get me wrong, I love the place. But it’s killer on your physical and emotional health when you’re scurrying past other tourists while crossing hundreds of roads filled with bikers, pedestrians, cars, buses and sometimes trains. The commute alone takes 40 minutes minimum for me. However, I’m returning to the US very soon and I wanted to make a last trip during the waning summer. Alone. And very chilled out.

Continue reading

Standard
Europe, london, Travel, uk

ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

So, I’ve been to London countless times now. I also lived there for a full summer doing a study abroad/internship thing in 2013. I’m not sure the best way to organize my London posts, so I’ll just put them in parts. Though I have some nightlife tips, I don’t have many pictures. You don’t exactly want to lug a DSLR around in heels and skirts. However, I have photos from restaurants & tourist spots & the like.

Continue reading

Standard