Category Archives: London

It was 365 days ago today

After one year here are a few reflections on living in Amsterdam. Things I like about Amsterdam Friendliness The people are so friendly. If you stand with an A-Z map looking like a lost tourist for longer than a minute … 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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One big party

I couldn’t quite decide how to mark my departure from London. Instead of having a big leaving party, somewhat surprisingly I don’t like being the focal point on such occasions, I’ve ended up organising six (and counting) leaving meals with … Continue reading

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Ms Joyce Davenport says OMG! OMG! OMG! i’ve done it! EEEK! valerie says WELL DONE!!! How you feel???? Louis … you are a herooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ms Joyce Davenport says FANTASTIC! ‘What was it that I’d done’ you might ask? (I’m Joyce … Continue reading

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