Author Archives: Ameea

And, the chips are in ..

It is the season in London where the Christmas decorations and lights are up and Christmas carols are playing almost everywhere.  Among the many festivities, there are the markets. The market at Southbank has begun and it is early enough … Continue reading

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Day out in London – Bonfire night

If I could, this Saturday 08 November 2014, I would be in the Vaults of Waterloo station to watch an underground movie (“The fault in our stars” would match timewise) before taking the train to Queenstown station and do a … Continue reading

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Day out in London – Lego bricks at Brick Lane

London in the summer is great – there are events happening everywhere; food markets, outdoor cinemas , gigs and so much more..even a Hippopo roaming the Thames and a floating market in Covent Garden. As autumn comes in, it feels … Continue reading

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Come rain or shine

The preliminaries for beach volley went on whether it was sunny or raining . The games took place in Horse Guards Parade, somewhere behind Bukingham palace and with a great view of part of the London skyline! It felt very … Continue reading

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Fancy a burger?

There is something addictive about eating beef burgers. Making it at home is nice but it cannot compete with going to a burger joint. And adding a side or two, and a good shake with it only adds to the … Continue reading

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Scones, Cream and Tea – Kew

Scones, Cream and Tea is a running short review of London teahouses/afternoon teas that have a little something different.. Place: The Original Maids of Honours Location: Where better than opposite Kew Gardens! After a visit to the gardens or a … Continue reading

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Covent Garden Piazza – Egg Sculptures

A few of the 210 eggs displayed on the Piazza.. so many eggs in one place, I was tiptoeing around lest I break any. The display was a great collection of work by various artists; egg designs that were sometimes … Continue reading

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It is now Easter… egg time!

Spring is in the air, the sun peeks in almost everyday and there are chocolate Easter eggs everywhere! And in London, some not so chocolatey ones as well, more on that later. But yes, it is that time of the … Continue reading

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My Valentine Chocolat!

  I’m not a big fan of Valentine’s day, not really – I assure you!  Ah, but my ears and taste buds do not agree; they sure do look up when there are Valentine’s day chocolats (mmm les chocolats sounds … Continue reading

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London – What’s your favourite train station?

Lots of love flows on the rails from London; you could be going to Edinburgh, to Paris , to Wales, even to a magical land from a certain platform 9 3/4 – and the list goes on. All these journeys start … Continue reading

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