I've always thought I was an extrovert. I always thought I was very social. But these days, I am finding that I like my own company (even with Alan constantly around, I do find that I cherish the moments when I am alone with just me, myself and I). I always say to people that … Continue reading Kindred souls
We went back to St Ermin's today to enjoy afternoon tea again and, in the process managed to avoid the hail that pelted London for a about 10 minutes. That was lucky! We could hear it from where we were seated in the Tea Lounge. We were in a corner furthest from the windows and … Continue reading Watch your head!
Originally published in my other blog Panasian Kitchen We heard about Billy and Chicks via social media and wanted to try it. We'd heard a lot of good things and as we love southern fried chicken we were very curious about how their chicken tasted. We also found a Timeout voucher online that pretty much … Continue reading Amazing Billy and His Tasty Chicks
One of my goals in 2016 was to take better pictures. On Instagram, apparently, I posted 386 photos in 2016. Those 386 photos garnered an impressive 26,432 likes...apparently! I must be doing something right! And thanks to 2016bestnine.com I can present my 9 most liked snapshots of last year on Instagram. Here's to better photos … Continue reading Snapshots!
“The light of the Christmas star to you. The warmth of home and hearth to you. The cheer and goodwill of friends to you. The hope of a child-like heart to you. The joy of a thousand angels to you. The love of the Son and God's peace to you.” ― Sherryl Woods, An O'Brien … Continue reading It’s Christmas!
So tomorrow is another Monday, one that is likely to be manic. I know I should make sure I look forward to things, and I am. Honestly. But I am also being realistic. I am (very truly) thankful for each morning. I am thankful for each workday because I can meet my step goal for … Continue reading Sunday night thoughts
We'd walked past Poppie's in Soho several times during our recent trips to London. The Soho branch is on Old Compton Street and Poppie's in Soho has taken over what used to be Bobby Chin's House of Ho. Whilst the signage is mostly black and white, the bunting strung across the signage makes it very … Continue reading The friendliest fish and chippy on the Soho block!