Tag Archives: Days Out

The One With All The Sea Lions: Woburn Safari Park

Three Sundays ago was one of the best days of my life. This is quite a statement to make, but this is no joke, no exaggeration. And it was all because Ben and I went to a safari park! Now … Continue reading

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Girly Champagne Afternoon Tea at Kettner’s, Soho

On Saturday afternoon I roused myself after only four hours sleep (thank you shift work!), and headed off to meet my mother for a gentile girly afternoon. We were going to visit the Wedding Dress exhibition at the V&A and … Continue reading

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A View From the Bridge: Greek Tragedy Unravels in Brooklyn

Nearly ten years ago, I was studying for my GCSEs. That is a scary enough fact in itself. I can’t believe it’s been nearly a DECADE since I sat those exams – I still feel like I’m about 19 at … Continue reading

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Germany: Memories of a Nation

“What I could never escape was Germany, and being German” – Georg Baselitz, artist A couple of weeks ago, my dad, his partner Sue, Ben and I took a Sunday afternoon trip to the British Museum. It’s one of my … Continue reading

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Wedding Dresses, Italian Food and Cats

Shortly before Christmas, Anna and I met in London for our early celebration. For anyone who doesn’t know, Anna is one of my closest and dearest friends. Our friendship began over seminars about Women and Gender (the word ‘crisis’ will … Continue reading

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Photo Reel: Christmas at Kew

A couple of weeks ago, Ben and I decided to get into the Christmas spirit in true British style – spending a cold and rainy night wandering around a garden in the dark! But this was no ordinary garden. Oh … Continue reading

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Photo Reel: The Art of the Brick

In a rare trip to London’s trendy hipster quarter, Ben and I ventured into Shoreditch at the start of the week to relive our childhood on a grand scale. Yes, we were heading to the Lego exhibition at the Truman … Continue reading

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