SADLERS WELLS, A GREAT BROWNIE &; Sushi

Last night we met up at Tanakatsu for a sushi dinner before going to see the Birmingham Royal Ballet at Sadlers Wells. I was looking forward to Jessica Lang’s Lyric Pieces but it turned out not to be as good as I remembered. It featured large black accordion pieces moved around the stage. The second […]

Victoria Food Hall, Dominique Ansel and…

Ah, today has been a big day. Decided to give the blog a new look, do a bit of simplifying, and narrow down my focus. I have no idea what or how to narrow down the focus but I have become intrigued by the way I can eat in London. The entire Food Hall, Street […]

Brick Lane Food Hall

I have been in London 5 weeks and love the markets, especially the Sunday Market on Brick Lane because it is so close and the guys on the street selling food really do provide a great meal. I thought I had seen it all, the I walked into the Food Hall. This is heaven. And […]

A Quick Stop at Borough Market

On the way home from a lecture at the British Museum, more Munch and not worth the effort, I stopped in at Borough Market to try to find a new bread, something sweet and some salami from the gal I bought from last week which I liked very much. I wound up with a 1/4 […]

Wallace Collection at Hertford House

I was here, outside, a few weeks ago when we were doing the parks tour and googled Wallace Collection. Once at the site I scoured for tours and talks and here I am not three weeks later with a handful of other women sitting in the research library. I was able to take a ten […]

A new day, a new way – Connaught Village

Walked down to Liverpool Street Station to take the Circle or Hammersmith and City Line but a Metropolitan Line train came first. So, in the spirit of not caring, I hopped on and took it to Baker Street. About a ten minute walk to Edgware Road which is the starting point for the day. I’m […]

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 […]

EEL PIE ISLAND

By way of Twickenham- overground to Jubilee to Waterloo to the Great Southwestern Railway to Twickenham out in zone 5! This is the farthest I have traveled. And so many stops and new names… I read about this open day in the Londonist email… “EEL PIE ISLAND: There’s a rare chance to set foot on Twickenham’s mysterious […]