Sushi making class at Kuriya Keiko restaurant

Last week the nice people at Zomato invited me to a blogging event. I rarely meet any fellow bloggers so to do so, over food and cocktails, was an absolute treat. The bloggers I met on the night were interesting, entertaining and such fun to be around. Plus they didn’t judge me for photographing my continue reading »

Sunday selection: streetcars, illustrated maps, food from the movies + more

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: Streetcars of desire Food from the movies (an Oscars special) Global cities and population shifts An illustrated map of London from 1877 Should we be focusing on the wealth gap instead of the income gap? Have a great week ahead, Carla P.S. Desert Island Books Image: rupert15 via continue reading »

Sunday selection: tall buildings in cartoons, the DNA of cities and maps of London

After (shamefully) watching Fifty Shades of Grey with a friend on Friday night I spent Saturday at the Wellcome Collection, finally viewing the Sexology exhibition. Very appropriate for Valentine’s Day. It was really good and I’ll share my highlights some point this week. Here are a few things I’ve been reading this week: Tall buildings continue reading »

Fifty Shades of Grey

Last night I went to see Fifty Shades of Grey with a friend. Well I had to go and see it, didn’t I? I can’t pass judgement on something I haven’t seen. Thoughts: Loved the sly reference to Jamie Dornan’s previous acting role as a serial killer in The Fall The cinema was only half continue reading »

Mapping the City Exhibition at Somerset House

A couple of weeks ago I headed to Somerset House on a Saturday afternoon. Somerset House is one of my favourite London spaces; I love the neo-classical building, the fountains in the courtyard and the range of exhibitions. That said, the last time I went to Somerset House was in August 2013. I managed to continue reading »

Tiny homes, a London challenge, the food politics of Los Angeles + more

Thanks to Timehop I realised today marks one year since I broke my leg. Timehop reminds you what photos you took this time last year, and it seems that whilst I was in a morphine induced haze alone in A&E I took photos of the drip, the cannula and my ripped leggings. Because that’s what continue reading »