After going for my longest run (I ran 8k last Sunday, guys, and so this is happening, I’m feeling so proud of myself) I wanted to treat myself with a nice brunch. Boyfriend got it for him, too. You know, it was Sunday, I had earned it, it was the beginning of the end of the … More Balans Soho Society Clapham: A Pleasant Surprise
On a corner at St. John’s Hill there is Story Coffee, a hidden precious cafe near Clapham Junction. (Don’t move South, they say…). Story Coffee. First, I must say: I went there on a Tuesday morning, at 11 am, with a friend. Quite an unusual day and time to be around Clapham. It’s just that I … More #TheCappuccinoSeries: Story Coffee
As soon as I moved to London, I heard “Don’t move South”. Even worse, “don’t live on the Northern Line”. All the cool kids want to live near Shoreditch. In Hackney. London Fields for the run, BoxPark for the booze. Bikes, beards and freshly-brewed craft beer. Here is the truth that they didn’t tell me.
There are a few options to see London from above, from the tourist traps to hipster rooftop cinemas. Either way, forget the Shard, which charges a outrageous ~£30-something just for a few seconds at a platform that isn’t even at the top of the building. And the rooftop cinema will probably overcharge you for an … More The beauty in our London Skies
It’s Saturday and you want to give yourself a little treat. Perhaps even power work for a couple of hours, or just go out for a quick read after enjoying a good walk at the park. Or a catchup with a friend, like I did. Why bother going to the hipster cafes in Central London if … More Brickwood: real coffee and real food
The great park by Clapham Common and Clapham South tube stations is a known place for southwest londoners. It is where I spent my weekend mornings for a run, a walk, a brunch, shopping, or just wandering. “Nah, it is south of the river”, some may say. So here are five quick facts to make … More 5 Things you did not know about Clapham Common
A lovely workmate invited me to have brunch at this place in Clapham because she has read about it and it was really good. In my 6754th attempt to make life right again in 2016, I joined after a run (!) at Clapham Common Park. Yes, you read it right. I went on a run … More The Dairy: Seasonal British Restaurant