Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cycling nirvana

Over 60% of all journeys in Amsterdam are made by bicycle. There are thousands chained to every available railing, pole and bollard – signs saying ‘any bikes attached to these railings will be removed’ are noticeably absent. Because the houses … Continue reading

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New Amsterdam

Friday 13th July wasn’t an unlucky day, but it was certainly very long. We got up at 4.30am, tying up the last few loose ends in the flat, before the taxi arrived to take us to our one way flight … Continue reading

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I’m now in the middle of my last few days in London and there are lots of things coming to an end. In the summer of 1999 I went to my very first yoga class with Janice Harris in Hackney … Continue reading

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Loosen its grip

As I approach my last week in the UK it feels like London is starting to loosen its grip on me. We have new tenants ready to move in to our apartment and nearly everything is packed. It seems like … Continue reading

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Cold, unfriendly, stuck up

Cold, unfriendly, stuck up. These are just a few of the words that are often used to describe the inhabitants of London. I beg to differ, my experience has been different. I sometimes cycle home by Goodge Street tube station, … Continue reading

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