Sunday, 19 February 2012

An Accidental Londoner Abroad

After four years of pretty much exclusively London-based blogging, I'm pleased to announce a new Accidental series: An Accidental Londoner Abroad.  Since I've been in London, the city has become my base-camp for undertaking all manner of travels around the rest of the world.  And wherever I go my notebook comes too.  I am not a big fan of souvenir-buying when I visit a new place, instead I collect tickets, take photos and write about the things I have seen.  With a new job begun last year have come exceptional opportunities for exploring more of the world, so from time to time I will be publishing a few pieces about distinctly un-London-y things here.  I hope my readers will indulge me in this!   

To make it easier to separate out my non-London writing and thoughts from what will still remain the majority of my blog's content, I've recently added a new page - which I will keep updating as I write more - which pulls together much of my recent travel-writing.  It's a little different from the rest of the blog, but I hope it's still interesting for those who come across it.  And if you fancy checking it out (which I highly recommend you do!), you can find it here and in the pages list underneath my profile on the right-hand side of my homepage.


  1. Ooh i'm excited to read about your adventures. I always keep a little notebook full of things when i go away, i find that when i look back over all the things i've stuck in, written or photographed- the memories come straight back. It really is a great way to remember going abroad.

    1. Glad it's not just me, Twad'dler. I'd rather have notebooks and photos than fridge-magnets and souvenir t-shirts any day!

  2. Yeah most touristy souvenier stuff is horrid apart from in India where a lot of it is really lovely and handmade and I ended up filling two suitcases full of embroidered bedspreads, Ganesh statues etc

  3. Ah, thanks for the tip, EmmaK. Shall keep an eye out for the embroidered bedspreads...


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Pin It button on image hover