Tagged with UK visa

Finally facing my Waterloo

Finally facing my Waterloo

I moved to a new house about a month ago smack bang in the middle of Waterloo. I like this area, it’s impossibly close to the city (20 minute walk to work, my commuter colleagues couldn’t resent me more!), the Thames and all things nice in between. Edgy yet touristy; bustling but peaceful; hip, rough, modern and vintage … Continue reading

Putting the ‘thongs’ in dipthongs.

Putting the ‘thongs’ in dipthongs.

I’m just a trainee, but I’m finally teaching English again. The most exciting part is that the school is just off Drury Lane. Muffins! I feel quite ennobled to be completing my Celta in London at International House. The school is massive and reputable which means hopefully someone will give me some real lessons when I’m finished. … Continue reading

My Nan’s London

My Nan’s London

Before my grandma made the long, arduous and sea-sickness inducing boat trip from England to Australia, she spent her childhood in North London. And so, after speaking to her about some of her memories, I decided to go and seek out a few of the spots she used to visit. I journeyed up to Tottenham and Nan’s … Continue reading

The road to Saint Paul’s

The road to Saint Paul’s

The last time I did this I was teaching English and taking very long lunch breaks in provincial France. Six months later, I’m documenting my daily, London routine…although honestly, there’s not really such a thing in this intense city. 6:30am: Wake up far too early and lie thinking about how cool it would be to … Continue reading

Bringing in a new season

Bringing in a new season

My first day of work started with smelling armpits, involved a ride in a Tardis and ended with a night of Shakespearean delights. All in all a very good day. I’ve been traveling for a while now and this has been my first, true 9-5 day for over 11 months. New work does not involve … Continue reading

My UKet list…!

My UKet list…!

Come at me with suggestions! What should a francophile, gastronome, nostalgist, ailurophile, oenophile* be aiming to achieve with her free time in the UK and Europe? Sometimes lists such as the one I am compiling pertain to a certain bucket being kicked at the end but seeing as I would like to be very much alive when my visa expires … Continue reading

It’s Terminal

It’s Terminal

My love of travel…it’s terminal. How exciting it is to be an international jet setter. The only way it could be better would be to NOT have my shampoo leak onto my toothbrush. Num num num. For now, a quick update from Helsinki, two flights and 32 hours in to my four flight odyssey back … Continue reading