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A Northerner in London – one year on

In a couple of weeks time it will have been exactly one year since I packed up my two bags, got on a train and moved down to the big smoke – London. It has been an exciting year, a … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from a London Bus

In order to avoid getting the tube whilst temperatures reach astonishing highs for England (over 15 degrees) I have began to do my entire commute on a bus. Sounds hellish I’m sure, but I always get a seat, I can … Continue reading

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The Seat People

You’re tired, you’re missing your bed already (and you only got up 15 minutes ago) and on your walk to the tube station you are trying to mentally prepare yourself for the crowds of like-minded commuters on their way to … Continue reading

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How to Adhere to Northern Stereotypes

Warning: this article may contain outlandish stereotypes! When you move to a foreign country people always assume you will adhere to any stereotypes your country has; the Germans wear lederhosen, the French smell of garlic and the Italians are supposedly … Continue reading

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London for Beginners?

Since my last blog, I feel like I’m a resident expert on life in London and ready to share my wisdom. Londoners are known, stereotypically, as these confident, career-driven suits. They don’t walk, they march. They speak like the Queen, … Continue reading

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