Cycling: Wandle Trail and SE London
May 6th, 2018

It’s a beautiful sunny weekend in London so I figured it was time to take the bike out for a spin a year after the broken ankle. I found a group ride with London Bike and Beer Group, which I heard plugged at a Women and Cycling event at the Feminist Library awhile ago.

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England: Apple Gleaning in Rye
October 16th, 2017


On my way to a charity gleaning event at a nearby apple farm, I arrived early to Rye so I could run around and take pictures of the old medieval town. Mermaid Street is one of the prettiest famous old streets of England.
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London: A Day in Hackney
September 16th, 2017


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Middle Earth Festival 2017
September 10th, 2017

Middle Earth Festival has been on my calendar all year and I nearly forgot to buy train tickets for it. I couldn’t talk anyone into going with me, so I went alone. I’m glad I drug my ass all the way to Birmingham, because the entire event was a pleasant surprise.
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England: St Albans
August 25th, 2017

St Albans is about 30 minutes by train from London, it’s a commuter village for sure, but has been inhabited since the Romans and so has lots of history. I hobbled around on my moonboot for a day with relative success.
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London: Kew Gardens
April 2nd, 2017

For the first warm day of the year, Hannah and I went to Kew Gardens out near Richmond. It was really sunny and beautiful and we had a picnic underneath cherry blossom trees.
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London: Sutton House
March 20th, 2017

Sutton House is a National Trust site in East London. It was built during the Tudor period and is the oldest residential house in Hackney. We went to check it out for a lazy Sunday. It was typically old and adorable inside. Cue house envy.
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Whitechapel, London
February 11th, 2017

England: Hampton Court Palace
February 5th, 2017

Hampton Court Palace is a Royal residence in Richmond, west of London. It’s most famous for being the home of King Henry VIII. It was the hub of court life during the Tudor era and the scene of a few of Henry’s wifely dramas.
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Harry Potter: House of Minalima
December 29th, 2016

If the Warner Bros Studio Tour wasn’t awesome enough, a Harry Potter pop-up exhibit opened right in Soho. The team of graphic designers that brought the Wizarding World to life converted their House of Minalima into a free exhibit of their work.
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