Hat’s Off To London’s Sporty Masses

What’s with all the leggings, guys? Is it just me, or do 90% of Londoners look like they’ve just stepped out of a yoga class? This trend — known as ‘athleisure’ — is basically everyone putting on some high-end leggings and some labelled trainers, as if they’re heading for a good old workout at some… Continue reading Hat’s Off To London’s Sporty Masses

This is London: Change Gonna Come

I’m going to say it plain and simple: I don’t like change. They say change is good, and maybe for certain people, at certain times, it is. But when something comes along and disrupts you just when you are feeling settled and comfortable, when things are safe and familiar, I just want change to buzz… Continue reading This is London: Change Gonna Come

Coffee Encounters

  Just because London is a vast and busy city, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t meetings and conversations that are resonant of village life…   It was a Monday morning – generally, I reckon, the nation’s least favourite day. Especially, I would have thought, a Londoner’s least favourite; cultural endeavours and weekend lie ins… Continue reading Coffee Encounters

Changes: New Year, London and Bowie

  January, they say, is a depressing month. Christmas is over, money is tight and strict regimes are being imposed to tackle the festive overindulgence. Personally, I am taking the ‘Dry January’ message to mean that this month, my alcohol choices will be mainly Dry Gin. The ‘clean-eating’ trend the masses are adhering to this… Continue reading Changes: New Year, London and Bowie