SQUARES, MARKETS, SWEETS AND MORE

I cannot believe it was this morning that we went to get flowers at the Columbia Road Flower Market. It has been a huge exhausting day 18,867 steps, at least 4 bake shops/sweet shops, a deli or two or more and 5 or six amazing private gardens. The walk to Columbia Road was about ten […]

Walking Again

After spending the morning inside watching the rain I remembered I am a Londoner now and I grabbed my umbrella and my raincoat and I trotted off to a far off grocer on a new route hoping to find a pair of boots. I didn’t find the boots but I did find a really good […]

Gail’s at South Ken Station

Yummy cookie and a wide selection of lunch items and baked goods. Gail’s showed up on a number of lists and google searches for the best bakery, cookie, brownie and so when I saw the sign outside the station and was starving at 3 pm having not had lunch I had to go in. I […]

In the Neighborhood Today

I think I really love where we have chosen to stay in London. Today I am waiting for a delivery, and after receiving an email from the delivery service I checked in online and saw there were 83 deliveries before me. Isn’t that clever. So, if I want to run out to see something or […]

Byron Burgers

Yes! just downstairs and a winner. Good burger, good BBQ sauce, ok fries and what should prove to be a fabulous dessert!

Dior and Mary Quant

I made it, took the overground, 9958 steps, and a visit to the members room. Yes, the overground, just one stop to Whitechapel then on to Sloane Square where I wanted to pop in and see what a Muji store was and if they had a colander for me. Lovely store, no colander. But a […]

not all from Strictly Dumpling on youtube

. Café China9.213 E 37th St (btwn 5th Ave & Madison Ave), New York, NYChinese Restaurant · Garment District · Di T: Must get the pork dumpling in chili oil. So delish!! Mu Ramen .. pork, LIC… or duck this post is the reason i dont wan too try to monetize the site… its a sloppy list of […]

Poppies fish and chips

Well, I would say tasteless describes Poppies. This was our first bring in dinner and it was disappointing. After much salting it gained some appeal but is now off the list of places to grab a bite. Luckily I think there are two other places for Fish & Chips within a short walk. Gotta love […]

Sunday Market on our doorstep

With food and clothes and cupcakes and bread and any sort of junk you an imagine… First order of the day – Lunch We had some unusual and very special “pig raised on a farm where they are blah blah blah” with magnificent roasted potatoes topped with a duck egg. We brought home pork for […]