I’m getting pretty bored of the weird suggestions for things to do on London blogs. So here are some completely normal, average, achievable, nothing special and mostly free things that I like doing in my spare time to balance things out.
Exmouth Market doesn’t act like London.
There’s lots of places in this city that very much do act like London, like St. Paul’s, and the Southbank, Bloomsbury’s squares, the Barbican’s walls, and that stairway on the north side of Waterloo bridge that smells like piss.
But not Exmouth Market. It does the opposite. Here’s what makes it so great.
I saw loads of animals on my trip to the Galapagos Islands, and although I don’t discriminate because officially they were all very good, here’s an entirely non-scientific guide to my favourites.
There are some very good looking places in London. They’re what makes London better than New York. They’re parks, and streets, and houses, and landmarks and buildings that are so inherently London they don’t so much catch your attention, as grab the eyeballs from your face and turn you around. These places refuse to give you […]
On paper, no one should enjoy a marathon. It’s not so much the whole running for 26 miles stuff that bothers me – I mean, they’re your knees, do what you want – and more the fact that most marathons take place on a Sunday. Which, if I need to remind you, is a designated day […]