Category Archives: Outdoors

Peaceful Contemplation in Highgate

I really love cemeteries.  I realise that after that confession you are probably picturing me with a studded dog collar, black nail varnish and a crucifix tattoo.  I can assure you that my only gothic phase was a brief attachment … Continue reading

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Hunting for Pine Cones in Hampstead Heath

I am trying to recreate a golden woodland in my living room in the name of Christmas decorating.  Top of my wish list were gilded pine cones but I can’t bring myself to part with money for something that really … Continue reading

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Cologne Christmas Market: Gift Shopping at Night

I realise that I’ve gone a little Christmas Cuckoo this week but I’m really in the festive mood!  Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland opened on the same night as South Bank’s Cologne Christmas Market so I went to both!  I alighted … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland: Festive Cheer at Hyde Park

I arrived at the Winter Wonderland expecting a modest Christmas market similar to the one at South Bank (which I’ll post about soon).  What I found was a vast playground of all types of entertaining diversion!  Mum and I were … Continue reading

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Kensington Roof Gardens: A Secret Picnic Spot

After soaking up my fair share of blue hues at Leighton House, I wondered down Kensington High Street to number 99.  This building now houses a private member’s club, owned by Sir Richard Branson, but it was once a Great … Continue reading

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Postman’s Park: A secret oasis in the City

I accidentally walked onto the set of a movie at the weekend.  Whilst hopping from shelter-to-shelter to dodge the rain drops, I hopped right into a tranquil little park.  In my surprise I stopped and gawped for several minutes.  The … Continue reading

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Cat Walking in Primrose Hill

After painting my front door last week, I had to leave it ajar while the paint dried.  The cats thought this was super exciting and spent the morning chasing each other up and down the stairs.  By the afternoon, I … Continue reading

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