Slow Summer | Wellington Arch

On an overcast Friday morning, The Boy and I set out to climb the Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner. The Arch was originally built as an entrance to Buckingham Palace but became an arch commemorating Wellington's defeat over Napoleon. Today, surrounded by traffic, the Arch echoes the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, with three … Continue reading Slow Summer | Wellington Arch

Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London’s Covent Garden

Recently opened at the London Film Museum is the Harry Potter Photographic Exhibiton; housing iconic photographs, the Photographic Exhibition takes fan behind-the-scenes of key moments in the film series, from Harry’s first day at Hogwarts through to the Battle of Hogwarts. There are also plenty of props - the flying Ford Anglia, Voldemort's robes, Hermione's … Continue reading Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London’s Covent Garden

Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

Twenty twenty was the Year of No and this year, many of us are still not that comfortable with the thought of venturing too far outside our domestic bubbles. This summer I’m hoping to go beyond simply saying “let's not” or "maybe" and look for ways to venture out that can make the regular weeks … Continue reading Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

The Lifting of England’s COVID-19 Restrictions

Boris Johnson has confirmed that all restrictions in England will be lifted on July 19th. I then watched the BBC News earlier this week where he said, "This pandemic is not over. We cannot go back to normal life." So why is he lifting all restrictions in England? The daily number of infections is rising … Continue reading The Lifting of England’s COVID-19 Restrictions

The Inclusivity of Football

The final of Euro 2020 is on Sunday evening (BST) (I'm talking about football (soccer to my North American friends)) where Italy will play England at London's Wembley stadium. Delayed from last year, the England team's performance during the competition has brought a smile to the faces of the majority of the nation. Of course, … Continue reading The Inclusivity of Football