Trump briefly passed through the UK at the weekend and let’s just say it was hard not to notice. Never mind the fact few of us actually saw the man himself, his presence certainly left a mark in the form of the spirited anti-Trump protests that took place in London. I spent most of Friday … More London’s Anti-Trump Protests: July 2018
Last night in London I attended Amnesty International’s annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil which commemorates the horrific events of June 4th 1989 and the thousands of people (namely students) who died, many of whom remain unidentified. Each year the London vigil draws together a combination of protesters and journalists who were in Tiananmen in 1989, mothers … More London’s Tiananmen Vigil: Why 1989’s Tiananmen Massacre still matters
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2015 was definitely one of the fastest years I’ve had and was over before I knew it. Although it was a great year, I initially thought not an awful lot happened in it, but on reflection, a lot actually did! … More Farewell 2015
It might only be a few days before Christmas but it’s not too late to cram in some extra festive cheer if you’ve been stuck in a busy office like me most of December and therefore in dire need of extra Christmas joy. For those living in London or those lucky enough to be on holiday here, … More London’s 5 best places for free festive cheer
Hidden just behind London Bridge station is Borough Market; one of the city’s largest and oldest food markets. This maze of fresh produce and yummy treats is only a short walk away from my office but shamefully I’ve only made a handful of brief visits over the last two years. I decided this needed to … More Borough Market: London’s fresh food heaven
So it seems I shamefully haven’t posted anything on this blog for 4 months. Oops… I’ll put it down to an unsuccessful juggling act: starting a degree, Cantonese classes and slotting into my new job, all at once! It was also my birthday last month (too many belated celebrations also kept me busy), which brings me nicely … More London afternoon tea: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory style