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Drifting Londoner

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Chinese Cricket Club

It had been a long day of coding and I’d just split a bottle of wine. A quick meal was needed before a well-needed deep sleep. I love tastecard deals so I looked up local establishments and settled on the Chinese Cricket Club which offers a generous 50% off the bill. It’s in a great location just north of Blackfriar’s Bridge based inside the Crown Plaza.

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Trading up from wine to champagne at M Raw #WineWednesday

This Wednesday, we traded up from wine to champagne! On the back of a recommendation, we booked a table for three at M Raw, Bank, for a four-course meal with free flowing champagne.

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From champagne to coding and conferences #TheHighlights

Time has slipped through my fingers this week. It’s already Monday but surely that can’t be right? If I spend all my energies imagining that it’s still Wednesday last week, will I be able to turn back time? Desperate times call for desperate measures. But as it turns out, I’m not so desperate after all so I’ll just take a little time out to reflect on those moments from last week instead…
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My Place Soho

Breakfast, Lunch AND Dinner all under one roof. My morning coffee and  an evening glass of wine under in one place? I’ve noticed a number of these continental style cafes popping up over London recently and I have to admit that I’m a huge fan! It’s always baffled me why these casual all day venues haven’t been more popular  in the past but it’s all good–the new generation of cafe owners in London have heard my cries and are putting a right to the wrong. Continue reading “My Place Soho”

An intro with C&B and Sushi Samba #WineWednesday

Wednesdays are now exclusively reserved for a girlie catch up with #WineWednesdays- yes it’s now a thing!

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From the heights of Sushi Samba to the depths of Hakkasan #TheHighlights

I’m very aware of my current lack of direction with this blog and clarity on its themes–the blogosphere is still a new and mysterious world to me with plenty more to explore and discover. Hopefully the action of this will help influence and shape my own space.

However, for now, there is one thing I do know; I really do indeed enjoy reading about what individuals are doing and trying out, particularly restaurants and bars in and about London. Lifestyle blogs are very readable but I’m not entirely sure that will be the sole content for the Drifting Londoner BUT I’ll try posting weekly roundups for now and see how it goes… Continue reading “From the heights of Sushi Samba to the depths of Hakkasan #TheHighlights”

A (secret) geographical map of London’s tube and rail networks

By complete chance I stumbled across this little treasure: a geographical map of London’s tube and rail networks. Whilst TFL have been kind enough to produce this (be it outdated back to April / May 2014 and with a few minor errors), they haven’t actually bothered to tell anyone about it.
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