Living life in London

The uncanny good weather is making it very difficult to dislike London. The first time I turned up on this side of the world was in December, it rained every day, windy and the chill in the air seemed to enter my bone everytime I stepped out.

London in summer, is quite simply glorious. My favourite past time is wandering around Regent Park and just soaking up the sun with a good book. There’s an orderly prettiness about the parks here, the grass are softer, the flowers plentiful and even the ducks are fat and content.

Things done so far:
– Revisited the British Museum
– Visited the National Potrait Gallery
– Wandered off to the Tate
– Visited the newly opened Winston Churchill museum
– Visited Harrods
– Watched Shakespeare in the park
– Joined a London walking tour
– Knitted at a London Stitch N Bitch meet
– Turned up at a London Flickr meet, which happens to be at a Filipino Festival!

In between I found a place and am still looking for a job. The latter is starting to freak me out in weird and wonderful ways. The market is so much bigger than Sydney, but so is the competition. Saying that, there is just soo many things to do in London and if you have a hobby/interest chances are it is so much bigger over here. There’s also something incredibly inspiring being surrounded by so much art, history and activity. The feeling that this city is breathing and thinking is difficult to get rid of.

Filipino Festival

London 08

London 08

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