Sitting down whilst on public transport. Before I moved to London, something I clearly took for granted. To have the honour of getting a seat during your commute is a rarity. It’s treasured by commuters. Celebrated as an achievement. It’s success. I often congratulate myself when I manage to do it. (Not out loud, I’m […]Read More How to get a seat on the London Underground
As you may have noticed, England are just about to win the FIFA World Cup. Like the entire population of England, I’m very excited. Rooney, Beckham, Shearer and all the other footballer lads have been playing very well. I think it’s the best football I’ve ever seen them play. They’ve been scoring lots of goals, […]Read More How to survive the FIFA World Cup if you don’t really like football
Bloody hell it’s warm. A heatwave has hit the UK and we’re as equally as unprepared as we were when it snowed and the shops ran out of bread. London gets hot. Proper hot. I’ve lived up North for years where anything warmer than sixteen degrees was tropical. I’m not used to this heat. I’ve […]Read More 5 tips for surviving London in the sunshine
I got married last year. It was the best day that I’ve had in my whole life. I couldn’t be any happier with my lovely shiny brand new wife. Not only did I get a wife that day, I became a newlywed. I reckon you get about six months of being able to be call yourself a […]Read More The do’s and don’ts of being a newlywed
Living in London as a Northerner can be tough. London life is a million miles away from my humble Northern up-bringing. I’ve been here for six months and almost completely forgotten what gravy tastes like. You have to know about certain things living here. Sushi. I’ve never eaten sushi in my entire life. Yesterday I […]Read More How to blend in as a Northerner in London
Thousands of commuters breathed a sigh of relief this week when the planned tube strike was called off. The planned strike due to take place on Thursday 5th October has been cancelled. Services will be running as normal. — Transport for London 🌈 (@TfL) October 3, 2017 Okie dokie, the trains are running and everyone […]Read More How to survive a London tube strike cancellation
I’ve got someone living under my shed. I met him last week, he was sat in my plant pot. Pleased as punch. He has a long tail and he scares me. I have a rat living under my shed. This might seem like an obvious one but I don’t like rats. I mean I struggle […]Read More Splat The Rat!