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In between chimneys

May 31, 2013 by Tessie020

I like a rooftop. I don’t have one of my own. I wish I had. I do have a roof, yes, I just don’t own the top. In fact, I… Read more…

Categories: London, To do

Dutch circles

May 14, 2013 by Tessie020

Dear Londoners,   Good news for all ye cyclists: London is slowly heading in the right direction! Huzzah!Recently the news about the trials with a “Dutch-style” roundabout caught my attention…. Read more…

Categories: London

The Big Bell

April 22, 2013 by Tessie020

During the funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the Big Ben was silenced. This doesn’t happen often and it somehow made me dwell in thoughts of the sound of the hour… Read more…

Categories: London

Tea for me!

March 29, 2013 by Tessie020

As some of you may have noticed; I’m on a hunt for the perfect scone in London. Unfortunately, my last trip to London was in some ways pretty disastrous, also… Read more…

Categories: Food, London

How Horridly Hellish a Holiday – a short report on how we managed to enjoy a holiday in disguise

March 26, 2013 by Tessie020

You know those days, when everything goes wrong? Sh#t happens. The next day all will be fine again. You’ll laugh about it and go on.That’s exactly what me and my… Read more…

Categories: London

Village urge

February 21, 2013 by Tessie020

Village-feel within a city as enormous as London may sound impossible. However, reality shows that the opposite is, in fact, the case. Which in itself is an interesting fact, because… Read more…

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Chocolate box

January 31, 2013 by Tessie020

The first time I visited London – only 3.5 years ago! – I bumped into a building that from that moment on stayed printed on my mind. With it’s arched… Read more…

Categories: Food, London, To do

Secretly munching – Soho’s Secret Tea room

January 24, 2013 by Tessie020

As I mentioned in a recent blog post I’m on a hunt for scones and tea rooms that show similarities to my childhood-memory-scone-experiences (for explanation see A rose garden with… Read more…

Categories: Food, London

The issue of the cyclist and the pedestrian

December 31, 2012 by Tessie020

Coming from that country that more or less invented cycling, where ‘cycling’ is just another word for ‘getting from A to B’, where leisurely cycling is mainly reserved for the… Read more…

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I’m dreaming of a freezing Thames

December 24, 2012 by Tessie020

This time of year we’re all dreaming of a white Christmas. If that (like this Christmas) isn’t likely to happen, than it’s advisable to daydream of a frozen Thames. The… Read more…

Categories: London