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Eating around the world in London

When I used to visit London as a child, food here was dismal. In fact, I gained 5 kg in the first year of University because the food was so bland, it resulted in my eating two dinners! Once in the canteen to fill up and a second late night supper of cup noodles for… Read more »

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Urban Makers East Pop-up at Fount London

How often is too often? That’s a question that often stumps bloggers. Personally I find that posting more = more views but I’ve also heard some other bloggers say they don’t like visiting blogs which post every day as it’s a signal to them that the blogger isn’t spending enough quality time on each post…. Read more »

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Where to go for craft & sewing supplies in Angel Islington

Having run a UK designer-maker pop-up shop for 30 consecutive days on Upper Street, I will always have a soft spot for Angel. If I could afford it, I would love to live there- it is full of the cutest independent boutiques and has great shops to stash up on craft supplies and sewing materials!… Read more »

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Cartmel

Named one of the world’s prettiest villages by the New York Times, Cartmel could have walked right out of a storybook. It is picture perfect and well worth a visit. But very, very small! Off-hand, I’d say there are under 15 businesses in the village centre- that would include shops, restaurants, hotels and, oh yes, a… Read more »

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London for craftaholics

Because I can’t get out of 90% of tube stations in London, commuting is an even longer and more painful journey than normal. A lot of my time goes into thinking about tube stations and how I can get to Y from a District/ Circle/ Overground tube station. Yay me. Which is why I’ve decided to… Read more »

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Foodie Friday: Dog-friendly eats along the district line

When you have a friend with a dog, you realise how few restaurants in London allow dogs. It’s definitely good to know before I adopt my own boy! And in the name of research, I’ve compiled the best dog-friendly restaurants along the district line, Part 1 (as per the order on the tube map). I… Read more »

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5 places near London you must visit if you love food

Eat, drink, blog and be merry. I may not have a passport or a car, but I can still enjoy life! 🙂 I never considered myself a foodie in Singapore- and still don’t in fact (I’d never queue for hours for food)- but after moving to the UK, I’ve been told I’m a big foodie… Read more »