Wandering through the overgrown garden

Wandering in Highgate Cemetery

I had seen photos of Highgate Cemetery on Instagram about a year ago and wanted to go ever since. I have a strange fascination with cemeteries. I was 11 the first time we visited my Grandad’s grave; rather than being freaked out, I thought “Dying can’t be that bad if you end up somewhere like this”. My Grandad happens to be buried in one of the ‘Magnificent Seven‘ (Highgate is one of the seven), so maybe that’s why. The cemetery is split into the East and West. The East Cemetery is home to some famous figures including Karl Marx and […]

Brighton Pier

Off to the seaside – A day in Brighton

What do you do when it’s 25 degrees on a Bank Holiday weekend? You head to the beach of course! My boyfriend and I jumped on a train to Brighton from Victoria, if you’re not lastminute people like us, book your tickets in advance. We got our train tickets on the day and a return costs around £20 each. Usually, I try to get mine ahead of time on the Trainline and a return ticket with my 16-25 railcard costs as little as £6.60. It’s a big difference if you plan ahead. I think most of London had the same idea […]