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York || Clifford’s Tower

Clifford’s Tower looms over one side of York. It dominates my walks to work and most walks that I do around town. (Until I get into town proper and the Minster takes its place as the building supreme.) Another…

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Travel || Forbidden Corner

The Forbidden Corner is a place that I’ve been bothering Sam about planning a visit to for about 6 years now. I first heard about it from my first London flatmate who was originally from Newcastle and it was one…

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Travel || York Castle Museum

Happy April everyone! With this first official blog post of a new month, I bring to you an exploration of the York Castle Museum. It’s part of the Yorkshire Museum Trust (along with the York Art Gallery that I…

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Travel || Berlin in 24 hours

What can I say about my lightning quick time in Berlin? Well to start with it was wonderful. After 24 hours in the city I came back to London exhausted but thoroughly satisfied – and craving more time there!…

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London || House of MinaLima

If you venture into London’s West End you’ll stumble across an exhibition of the work of Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima. Who you probably haven’t heard of, though I can guarantee that you’ve seen their work! The dynamic duo…

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Ideas for Staycations in the UK

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you might not have noticed the overwhelming amount of seaside snaps I’ve been posting lately. That’s because during the weekend just gone, I indulged in that oldest of English pastimes: a seaside…

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London || Sunset in Summertime

I’ve been up to the top of the Shard a fair few times now, but absolutely nothing beats the quality of light like that found around sunset in summertime. Watching the sunset at the View from the Shard at…

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London || The Shard

I’ve mentioned my love/hate relationship with The Shard in the past. I love the view, but I hate what the building looks like and how it disrupts the London skyline. Fortunately, I’ve been able to somewhat maintain my moral…

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London | Dulwich Village

I’ve mentioned in one of my posts about Hampstead or Highgate before, that one of my favourite things about London isn’t being in the “City” (zone 1), at all. I love all the little villages that London grew around…