I held £400,000 of gold in my hands this morning, in the Bank of England, and no I wasn’t chased out by security. They let me. We couldn’t take any photos of it, but we walked through along the fabulous mosaic hallways, were taken through a brief history of the bank site (originally in rented accommodation, they moved to a purpose-built site in Threadneedle street, where they are now, then compulsory purchased the next-door church! which they bulldozed), wandered through… View Post
Such a lovely way to start the day with an unexpected coffee date with hubbs. Sadly for my workmates, they had to scrape me off the ceiling once the caffeine kicked in… Todays workout: Rest day. What is your favourite Friday treat?
It was our summer work-do last night, a strangely fun evening of Carnival, BBQ and compliments despite the weather. After a snack break 20 minutes into our 50 minute drive (honestly the girls I work with are teeny but eat like horses!) we had some very competitive competitions – a Coconut Shy, Bumper Cars, Test your Strength, Bungee Bounce & a Rodeo bull, before catching up with old colleagues and a wee bit of (probably… View Post
Hello world! For me this is the hardest part, a blogosphere wanna-be, trying to figure out what I want to tell the world, and to some extent who I want to be. Well, I can start at the beginning, and who knows where we will end up! I came to the UK travelling, intending to take a break year from my architecture degree, to explore real buildings rather than try and understand them on paper… View Post