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London || Heartbeat in Covent Garden

I have a new love and it is ‘Heartbeat‘ in Covent Garden, the art installation by Charles Petillon. He is famous for his balloon clusters that invade and burst out of spaces (named his ‘invasions’) and this was his…

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International Street Food Challenge

Last week, I popped into the Travel Supermarket International Street Food Challenge in Shoreditch and it was absolutely wonderful. Hopefully, it will become an annual event because I definitely want to attend next year as well!  There were 6 different…

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Lambeth Country Show

Last summer I attended the Lambeth Country Show and had an absolute blast, so I made sure to put it on my calendar as soon as they announced the 2015 dates. Unlike last year, I didn’t see the cows…

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Crystal Palace Festival: Vintage Day

Last week I blogged about Day 1 of the Crystal Palace Festival, and here’s my update about Day 2! I mentioned that one of the things that I love about the area is the sheer number of green spaces…

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Crystal Palace Festival (Day 1)

I can wax lyrically about the virtues of South London. And I pretty much try to convince all other Londoners to give it a shot. Usually, once you’ve lured someone south of the river you’ve got them trapped and…

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London Coffee Festival

Caffeine addicts unite! This was my first year attending the London Coffee Festival and I loved it. It was at the Old Truman Brewery (a venue I love) and had 100s of artisan coffee and food stalls. Basically, what’s…

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Renegade Craft Fair Comes to London

Last week I mention that I had attended the Renegade Craft Fair at the Old Truman Brewery. Renegade Craft is the largest indie-craft fair, and one of the first of it’s kind. It started back in 2003 and its…

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Nicholson’s Spring 2015 Ale Festival

I was invited to a press event last week to kick off the Nicholson’s Spring 2015 Ale Festival (April 23rd – May 10th). I attended a beer tasting from the Grain to Glass competition where three British breweries were given…

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Florimania at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is celebrating a huge milestone this year: It’s turning 500! Basically, the Palace could be the great grandmother of my home country. Crazy, right? I really love Hampton Court and have gone multiple times. It’s one…