The Satchel Journeys to…Paris!

I am enamoured by Paris! From the moment I stepped foot on the cobble stone streets, I fell in love with the city, it’s buildings, the food, the way the lights frame every street and the river ripples along the bank. Paris reminded me of just how exciting it is to discover a city for…

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The Satchel Journeys to…Madrid!

For the foreseeable future I’d like you to refer to me as ‘The Walking Croquette’, because in the last week I have inhaled so many that my body has become one. Madrid, the first stop in my Spanish getaway, filled with sunshine, great food, beautiful sites and Instagram worthy side roads helped me fall in…

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Saturday in London Part VIII | Macaron Class

I happen to find a lot of places to visit, and exciting activities to partake in, on Instagram and a few weeks ago my friend and I stumbled on a Macaron baking class in South Kensington. We’ve been talking about getting into classes a lot lately, with London on our doorstep we rarely take advantage…

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Saturday in London Part VII | The Barbary

Who wants delicious Israeli food at a reasonable price? You do, that’s who! It’s been a busy post birthday week and by busy I mean me stressing over the fact that I am now in my Mid-20s and have not accomplished anything I has intended to do by this age, it’s a very Millennial problem.…

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Film Reflection: Annihilation

Last year, various film sites broke the news that Alex Garland would be directing an adaptation of Jeff Vandermeers’ Annihilation. The news was both exciting and worrying, exciting because Alex Garland debut blockbuster Ex Machina was one of the brightest and entertaining sci-fi features of the last decade, and worrying because I absolutely hated Jeff…

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Dating in London

Be honest, how many people have you swiped right on and actually had a conversation with that didn’t end in the person asking for nudie pics?  Welcome to dating in London, it’s awfully grim and monotonous much like the city itself. For the last 5 years I’ve been dating on and off and honestly, it…

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My Trip to Athens

Picture this, it’s 6am, I’ve been awake for 25 hours and I’ve just strolled back into my hotel with one shoe off and my friend hanging off my leather jacket. It’s not the prettiest sight, but it’s the most representative of this trip. What started as a casual, fun weekend away in Athens, ended up…

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Saturday in London Part V | Ours

One thing I love about London, is how no two areas are the same. In this urban jungle I call home, no postcode mirrors the next. You can cross a couple of streets in London and discover a whole new frame of homes, shops and people. It’s this diversity that makes London the powerhouse of…

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The Art of Escape

“No live organism can continue, for long, to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality.” ― Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House At the start of 2017 I undertook my first art course in over 4 years. It was challenging to say the least, and by the end of my first day there I…

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