Welcome to another Saturday meander around London with Tom and Billie... This time along Marylebone High Street. While I spent much of my youth (can I say that yet?) exploring a lot of West and Central London, nowadays as I live further east I rarely seem to make it out of my little corner of the … Continue reading Fischer’s and Daunt Books.
A couple of weeks ago it was one of the girls I live with's 21st, so to celebrate in a typically overpriced fashion we went for dinner at Duck and Waffle. Which, if you haven't heard of it, is the highest restaurant in London (above Sushi Samba on the 40th floor of 110 Bishopsgate). As expected, the … Continue reading An Evening at Duck and Waffle.
At the weekend, my boyfriend and I generally find ourselves aimlessly wandering around London - usually in search of a coffee shop, or a bookshop, or a mix of the two; and with refusal to ever go to a chain, (because when you live in a city as big and diverse as London, why would … Continue reading A Little Saturday Find…
It's been four months since my last post, *hangs head in shame* and to be honest, I have a whole manner of excuses. I've lacked inspiration (i.e. not been on holiday - bar a weekend in Edinburgh which was beautiful and lovely but I didn't take enough photos), had far too much uni work and … Continue reading A Week in the Mountains – and Happy New Year!
My latest (and last - sigh) escape of the summer was to the beautiful city of Verona with my lovely boyfriend - it was also probably the holiday I've been most looking forward to. Tom and I had said all summer that we wanted to go away together, but didn't until a few weeks ago … Continue reading The (Other?) City of Love – Verona.
As a self confessed book lover, I've spent many an hour in a bookshop. In fact, it's definitely mine and my boyfriend's favourite past time - going to a bookshop, for us, is like going on a day out. So, I thought I'd share with you my top 5 favourites that I've come across, most of … Continue reading My Five Favourite Bookshops.
Ahh... the annual family holiday. We look forward to it all year and then spent the entire time wanting to kill one another. Unsurprisingly, this year was no different *disclaimer - I do love my family and don't actually wish death upon them...* I come from a rather large family (my mum is one of … Continue reading A (VERY) Chilled Fortnight in the South of France.
A couple of weeks ago I spent a romantic weekend in Paris with my boyfriend (as always, I'm a fortnight late on posting...) And although I kept photo taking to a minimum, as we both promised to try and keep our phones at bay during the trip, I thought I'd share some of the ones … Continue reading The City of Love.
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to jump on my dad's holiday with my grandma to Venice. (And just so we get this out of the way now - no, my parents haven't split - my mum had to stay behind to look after my sister who's doing her A-level exams.) I've been … Continue reading Gondola? 5 days in Venice.
Last month I got my first real insight into the world of publishing, a complex and fast-paced environment that by no means gets the recognition it deserves. I've always loved books, but then again - most people do. What I have now is a different outlook on them, an appreciation, an acknowledgment of the work … Continue reading My time at Little, Brown.