I have been a market-person since I can remember. All I wished to do when I grow up, was to sell on a farmers’ market. I recall it as if it were yesterday. I revealed to my mum that one day I would enrol on a university for selling on farmers’ market. What a surprise it was for … More Columbia Road – Flower Market in London
South Bank and Southwark, hide some fascinating stories in their small lanes and behind the courtyard fences. Note: The photo is a link to a photo gallery.
Update after 5 hours of counting the votes: It seems to be a big majority Yes vote throughout Ireland. On the 25th of May 1895, Oscar Wilde was convicted for indecency. As horrifying as it can sound today, 120 years later, homosexuality was a criminal offence in Britain at the time and Wilde didn’t stand much … More Referendum on Marriage Equality in Ireland
Pure Taste on Notting Hill is a purely gluten-free, lactose-free restaurant, that caters for the followers of various diets, but also for the meat and seafood lovers. No wonder they are so much nutrition-savvy since their chef is a nutritional therapist Holly Redman. Altogether, the food I picked was very good. Some of the dishes are very inventive and my … More Pure Taste Restaurant – London, Notting Hill
It’s no news if I tell you that London is expensive. However, if you are not into buying a property, but only theatre tickets (they can also be very expensive at times), there are ways of not spending too much. So, how to get cheaper tickets for the great London theatre and hot shows in town? 1. Grab … More How to Buy Cheap(er) Theatre Tickets in London? (Updated February 2016)
If you are among the rich homeless, there is one thing you don’t want to happen – lose your documents. But bad people are, unfortunately, everywhere and even there where you least expect them. So, you leave the wallet behind in an office where you wouldn’t envisage that it would get legs, but by the time you get back, not … More Catch 22 of EU Policies
Happy St Patrick’s Day, wherever you are, my lovely Irish and all of you who love the Emerald Island!
Georgia is a country of big contrasts that made me very puzzled. Just a stroll around its capital Tbilisi, makes it obvious that history didn’t spare the country that lies on the crossroads of Europe and Asia. The city, where a quarter of the Georgian population lives, is trying to get to its previous, 19th century-self, the glam of which is apparent … More A Stroll around Puzzling Tbilisi
The winter of 2014 is around the corner in London. One of the bustling capitals of the world is speeding into the new year. Buskers, cars, Christmas carols, trains, noise, English with all possible and impossible accents, smells from thai over curry to churros, languages of the world, crowd, hustle and bustle of a big city. … More Unknown Croatian Side in London – 3 Winters
As every respectable witch, Yesterday morning, I woke up with a flying itch. I said, ‘So long, Dublin, see you soon!’ And was above the Alps before noon. The Alps were beautiful and dramatic, But the blue Adriatic made me ecstatic. Note: If you are flying from the Western Europe direction to Zadar or Split, … More Witch’s Halloween Flight over the Adriatic Sea