A day in London 1/

London has so many things to offer and it can be quite overwhelming to decide how one should spend a day. I do one day trips to London rather often so I decided to write up some options you have when planning a day in the big city. Once upon a time, on a Saturday: Camden Market – Vagina Museum Gays the Word – Independent Bookshop Fleabag’s Guinea Pig Cafe at Waterstones, Piccadilly Circus Grab some lunch from Whole Foods Carnaby Street Christmas Lights Picturehouse Central Cinema – Last christmas Pergola Paddington Covent Garden Christmas Lights For all the pictures … Continue reading A day in London 1/

Pergola Paddington

For evening drinks, I chose the newly opened Pergola at Paddington. I read some good reviews and the pictures on Google looked quite promising but unfortunately it was disappointing. The place looks rather posh and cute on the pictures but it is actually quite a simple setup with not much of a fuzz around the drinks or the service. The complementary drink was one of the worst things I’ve ever tasted and the rest of our order was okay but definitely expensive. The food court is all right, but small portions and – just like with the drinks – higher … Continue reading Pergola Paddington

Riddle and Finns (Seafront)

Riddle and Finns is a Brighton based seafood restaurant with two homes; one in the Lanes and another on the beach. The beach location has an al fresco terrace looking over the sea and is always rather busy so it’s worth booking in advance. The restaurant is working with trusted and knowledgeable suppliers, their main supplier of fresh fish are local Shoreham based BNFS, who provide us with day caught local fish and shellfish from their fleet of inshore fishing boats. The vast majority of their produce is from the local Sussex area. They have an extensive wine and Champagne … Continue reading Riddle and Finns (Seafront)

The X-files Filming Location 2/

A-maze-ing Laughter is a 2009 bronze sculpture by Yue Minjun, located in Morton Park in Vancouver, Canada. The patinated bronze sculpture, composed of 14 statues each about three metres tall and weighing over 250 kilograms,[4] portrays the artist’s own image “in a state of hysterical laughter”. (x) The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat, Season 11 episode of The X-files were filmed here in 2017. Disclaimer: The photos from the filming our not mine. They are taken from the following websites: x & x Continue reading The X-files Filming Location 2/

Fleabag at Waterstones

To celebrate the publication of Fleabag, The Scriptures you could visit Fleabag’s Guinea Pig Cafe at Waterstones, Piccadilly 12 November – 17th November. Waterstones is one of the biggest book chains in Britain and their flagship store can be found at Piccadilly Circus. This is London’s largest bookshop, offering 6 huge floors of books! As you might imagine, you can find everything here from Fiction, Travel, Poetry, Art, LGBTQ+, Autobiographies, History, Language and even Children’s section. If you ever fancy a nice skyline view of London, you should also go and visit the cafe on the fifth floor which serves … Continue reading Fleabag at Waterstones

Carnaby Street – Christmas Lights

In collaboration with ocean conservation charity Project ZERO, this year’s light installation is like no other. The iconic Carnaby Street arch is adorned with the powerful message, One Ocean One Planet and the streets are lit up with theatrical underwater scenes and sea creatures. (x) Sustainability is at the heart of the light installation, with every element using recycled, repurposed or reusable materials including water-based, eco-friendly, vegan paint. Following Christmas, the installation will be donated to Project Zero to be re-used.  Carnaby is home of more than 100 shops, and 50 independent restaurants and bars. The area is hidden between Picadilly Circus – … Continue reading Carnaby Street – Christmas Lights