Neon heaven

The plan was to head to Walthamstow and visit God’s Own Junykard but the universe had other ideas. We were short on time, the Victoria line decided it was part suspended and then the heavens opened and deposited a weeks worth of rain in one morning. However, undeterred I decided there would be no postponing. No rescheduling to another day.…

Kin

I’m going to get straight to the point. Kin deserves an immediate and excitable blog post as it is just too good not to share. Located on Foley Street, halfway between Oxford Circus and Regents Park, it has carved itself a little calm space providing amazing food, great coffee and (unbelievably) a retreat from the hectic streets outside. Small and…

Ragged Canteen

I’m not sure when it happened exactly, but at some point in my life, I began to love the idea of going out for breakfast. The urge for a late night bag of chips suddenly switched to a craving for coffee and breakfast, or at least brunch. However, finding new places to eat has become slightly trickier since the boyfriend…

Bridges & Coffee

Herne Hill is an area I’d only ever seen as a blur from the train window. I knew there was some sort of Sunday market but that was the extent of my vast and impressive knowledge. So, scouting around South London, I decided to stop off to see what it had to offer. Straight out of the station and you hit Railton road, which (at…

Coffee Lovers

Arrived in Vauxhall and in need of a tranquil escape from the surrounding cranes, buses and towering buildings that loom down from above? Wait. Do not head for that chain coffee shop that’s staring back at you. Stretch your legs, wiggle your toes and take a walk. It won’t take long and you’ll be more than rewarded if you head up Wandsworth…

Rise of the Machines

There is something wonderful waiting to be discovered a mere hop and a skip from Holborn tube station. For lovers of the absurd, the charming, the amusement and the machine, there is Novelty Automation; an arcade to satisfy even your most fun-adverse and cynical of friends. Want to fight for half of everything in a divorce, fancy a micro holiday,…