Getting settled in London can take time. Even if you’ve lived here for 32 years.
I don’t cope well without books.
If I don’t have a book on the go, it makes me nervous. I carry one in my bag every day even if I know I’ll be listening to podcasts on the bus or walking to work. You never know when you might need one, just in case.
If you like sitting outside and reading books while trying to balance food on your knee during your lunch break, this is the place for you.
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.
Look it happens. Sometimes you just want to meet a mate in the evening and sit and have a catch up without getting smashed and waking up on Tuesday morning feeling like the world has thrown its heaviest, sharpest buildings on your head. You want a cup of tea. You don’t want to be out too late. And instead of spending £30 on a nice, nutritious dinner, you want a huge slab of cake. Here’s where to go.