June was a fairly quiet month to start off with for us, as we had to lay a bit low before our holiday.
As Luke’s been doing a pedometer challenge at work, we’ve been taking more walks around the area, which has given us a chance to get to know it better. It’s so lovely walking along and around Regent’s Canal when it’s quiet!
And we keep managing to find a few cats along the way; we’re so tempted to just bring one home with us : (
I’ve finally planted up some flowers, herbs and some little trees on the balcony and it’s looking a lot more cheery now. We’ve even had a few peas sprout and a few courgette flowers. Maybe we’ll have a mini harvest this year!
We also went to see Eagles of Death Metal at Koko in Camden. It was a pretty fun gig and I think the coolest I’ve ever been to. Iggy Pop, Miles Kane and Alex Turner, to name a few, where seen in the crowd!
And of course there was a little bit of good food as well; at work we tried the local street food venue – Vauxhall Street Food Garden. I had a chimichanga beef wrap and it was delicious : )
April’s been a fairly quiet month for us, as we are just beginning to venture back out into London, now that the weather is improving. I’ve committed to not wearing tights anymore, at least until Autumn, so fingers crossed the summer is nice this year!
We went to watch The Boat Race again this year and the weather was much nicer. Oxford were the clear winners in all the races!
Me and Luke have nearly reached the big race day, only a week left! After 11 weeks of training, I think I’m ready for it.
I tried bubble tea for the first time, thanks to Beth at work. The whole concept is a bit weird to me; I liked the juice but not the strange balls at the bottom!
We also went to see The Subways in Shepherds Bush – they were amazing!
So I’ve been kind of quiet on here for a while.
Not to say that we haven’t been getting out and about…
London is so pretty on a night, a walk across Waterloo Bridge on an evening is a must!
Of course there has been food as well. On our travels looking at flats, we were able to try out a couple of new places. I took Luke to TooTooMoo in Crouch End.
We tried Rossopomodoro in Camden – that was some seriously good pizza!
And we stumbled across the Red Dog Saloon in Hoxton.
Since deciding to move, the flat hunting seemed to take over for quite a while. It almost becomes an obsession, wanting to constantly check to see if the perfect flat becomes available. But after viewing nearly 15 flats, we’ve finally found the ‘one’! All things going to plan, we’ll be soon on the move to Dalston.
So for the third time in a year and the second for Luke, we’ll be moving digs next month and we can’t wait. So far everything has been going to plan, the flat is brand new, it’s unfurnished so I can finally start buying some cool retro furniture and it even has a balcony, yes!! I’m looking forward to growing some plants and herbs and Luke’s looking forward to the record shops, so we’re both sorted.
See you later Richmond, hello Dalston 🙂
Last weekend was spent with friends – the first to stay over since our move. Saturday saw a trip to Notting Hill and Camden Market. The sun even graced us with its presence for most of Saturday and it was at least mild on Sunday. I loved all the antique and vintage shops down Portobello Road (so much lace!), I could have spent hours rummaging around the stalls rammed with nic-nacs; even a little Hornsea Pottery had made it all the way down here.
The highlight of the weekend had to go to ‘The Making of Harry Potter though…
‘When they say every flavour, they mean every flavour.’