ReLondoning II: Things I have noticed about London

I expected that there would be some changes to my life when I moved from York to London, such as paying more for things, and needing a mode of transport other than a decent pair of shoes.  But there were other changes that I wasn’t expecting …   Baklava London is famously and proudly multicultural,…

ReLondoning I: old home, new home

I spent the first eighteen years of my life as a Londoner, and then next eighteen mostly just forgetting about it. Technically, we lived in London – my house had an SE postcode.  But Proper London felt like somewhere else, somewhere just to dip into for school trips, the occasional museum visit, or to go…