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oli-oxenfree asked: What are the some of the London sites that you were excited to see, but, ultimately, failed to meet your or friends/tourists' expectations ?
simplydivine asked: Why open up the blog for questions if you're just going to give bitchy, unhelpful answers?
ruthiphone asked: Hey Sean! I was planning on moving over to London next summer (2013) and I was wondering if you had any tips or advice about where to possibly live and travel advice as well. My friends and I are mostly going to be stationed in London but we also wanted to visit other parts around the UK and Europe. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
oldest-friend asked: Are there any poets or novelist's houses that you would particularly recommend visiting?
passporttoearth asked: Do you happen to know where i can get information regarding having an internship in London? I'm a hotel and restaurant management student and by next year I'll be having my practicum. I'm planning on having it in London if ever I get to find one. :) Thank you!
mango-cigarettes asked: Hello! I might study in London this fall, and since I'm moving from Germany it'll be quite different I figure. However, can you tell me anything about East London? That's where my university, Queen Mary, is located. I heard it's a rough place, but is it really that bad? Also, are private accomodations (flats etc.) cheap? I'm still looking for a place to stay. :/
prettywomansecretlies asked: Hi there I went abroad last year and stayed in London for 4 months and fell in love. I graduate from uni this spring and am dying to come back. Any tips on where to look for jobs for an American expat? Is it hard to get a non-student visa?
riza420 asked: Hello, how would you capture the trinity lane in Cambridge? What weather? What light? Which lens? Any filter? Preferred objects? (general challenge is the sharp light change between the sky/upper part and the street/bottom part)
prosperity332 asked: Do you know any auditoriums, restaurants, hotels, etc. that the Beatles once went to? Any attractions about them? Fun facts? :)
anglophilesanon asked: what suggestions do you have for things to see and do that are off the beaten path? i have now been to london 3 times and i feel like i've done all the typical touristy things. would be nice to get out of zone 1 next time :)
youremakingitsnow asked: What's your favorite food market? I love(d) the Sunday UpMarket on Brick Lane!
1997lividfestival-deactivated20 asked: Are you looking forward to the London Olympics?
banjos-in-backseats asked: Hello! I'm a Chicagoan who will be moving to London this fall for grad school. I'm constantly going to live shows... do you have any suggestions for good hole-in-the wall music venues and such?
thesoundingboard asked: Have you ever been to Nashville or the American South? If so, what did you think of it?
charlieandhislondonpie asked: Hello Sean, It's always been a dream of mine to end up living in London (I currently live in Australia). I'm extremely interested in art (it's slowly but surely become my life) I'm majoring in painting at university and I studied graphic design before that. I was wondering if you have any tips or ideas of what a creative soul like I could do in London, you know, job wise and if...
mindthegap93 asked: I love going on photowalks in London, but have you got any suggestions for a locations off the beaten track.?
giantsorcowboys asked: Have you gotten used to non-refridgerated eggs at the Waitrose? Do mushy peas make you want to wretch? And do you bubble and squeak?
sweetheartscene asked: Where is the best place to have breakfast?
suns-irrupt-deactivated20120911 asked: You paid $5 to pin that post, so here is an ask. What is your favorite food from America?
mistymadonna asked: Hi I lived in London for a summer a few years ago and I miss it terribly. Where are some good places to order some Union Jack stuff? Also, I really want to live in London, but I know it's hard to get a visa and such. Any ideas on where to start? Thank you! Love your blog!
noitsprianka asked: have you always known what you wanted to do with your life? any advice for a confused 19 year old? should i just resort to stoicism and go with the flow?
alexsnotsosecretworld asked: What do you think about The Shard?
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I mean, come on guys. I’m waiting. But, please don’t ask me for ‘general tips about visiting London’, because that subject is v a s t and I don’t know where to begin!
megocain asked: Hi! I'm hoping to visit London for about 10-11 days this winter, however I'll most likely be going alone. I'm actually fine with traveling by myself, but I'm a bit worried/unsure about safety. Are there any places that would be better than others to stay or certain parts of the city that I should avoid? Any other general tips/suggestions you might have?
lewisaur asked: Hullo :) how has your day been?
jenniferannesimpson asked: You're from Upper Broughton! When did you live here? (my partner and I moved here about 6 months ago, we live on the farm past the go-karting place off the A46) small world :) sorry to hear about your childhood here x
Fellow OU students?
Are any of my followers also Open University students?
mjmoss asked: Do you often get cursed for being a tourist with a camera by fellow Londoners?
lewisaur asked: Which parts of London would you say provide best value for money to live in?
teehetki asked: What is the kindest act a person has ever done for you? And vice versa?
iwanderaimlessly asked: Is there a place in London that you enjoy that is quite hidden, perhaps not known by many tourists? I love London. I have been there four times but I don't think I could ever have enough time to see all of the beauty that London offers. I just returned to Florida from London in late May. Hug London for me. I miss it.
crossingflatlands asked: For some tourists that have never been in London but don't want to go to the most popular and mainstream sites. Which do you recommend us that will give us a great experience of the city?
lewisaur asked: Which part of London is your favourite?
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We're off to the Olympics!
This week we have my nephew (13) and niece (12) staying with us, whilst my sister and her new husband go on a honeymoon Mediterranean cruise. We’ve been on the HMS Belfast and around the Tate Modern, and today we’re off up to east London to visit the site of the Olympic Games. Photos to follow!
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