Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park was an option of where to find a flat when we first started looking. Now, having been there, I can safely say that we picked well. It does have a large Homebase (home depot type) store which is what brought us out this way. There is a large park and if you get […]

Greenwich and Borough Market

The perfect tourist day began with a trip on the overground. My gps instructed me to go as far as New Cross Gate and once there to catch a bus. Well, as you know without being told, I walked out in the wrong direction. Once I figured this out I had also decided to check […]

AUSTIN. DAY 1

I woke up early in our fabulous borrowed downtown Austin condo and set to work on a plan. Big thanks to my friend Kim who sent me some info on what’s going on in Austin today. With that in hand and a need for a grocery, a bakery, and after some research, I added the […]

Window Shopping

    The Amazon 4 Star Store. Who knew? Not I. Fun to see but not much that I haven’t seen before.                   just an empty yard. Well,almost empty. Next to my new favorite shop                 snow peak. All sorts […]

Stew Leonards

Since arriving in New York I have asked people all over “where is a great market?” No one seems to know. “use fairway” they say ” why not zabars or citrellena” . Ill tell you why, because they aren’t great markets. Now Stew Leonards isnt in the city. They have 6 locations and I can […]

Thrift shop heaven

On my way to dinner tonight, which i thought was going to be in Kips Bay but turned out to be a block or two west in ‘little india’ I got off the bus a stop later than i ever had, exiting on 2nd Avenue at 24th Street. ¬†Wanting to make my way over to […]