Weekend with Dad

Saturday morning, my dad and I headed over to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for the Pimlico Farmers’ Market. The walk from the tube station to the market was absolutely beautiful and the houses in this area are so amazing. Of all the places I’ve visited in London the past two and a half weeks, Kensington’s definitely my favorite! Like I would definitely live there if I could. Except that I saw a real estate ad for a one-bedroom apartment in the area that was on the market for 1.2 million pounds… definitely out of my price range…

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Starbucks & Studying

Starbucks is officially my new study spot for the rest of the semester! I’ve found that I have a really hard time concentrating on homework and reading while in the house, so I decided to switch up my routine a little by heading over to Starbucks before Art History class this morning. Miraculously, I’m already two and a half pages into my Theatre ¬†paper about “The Duchess of Malfi” and I’ve only been here for a little over an hour. Excellent decision and, despite all of the screaming little kids who are running around at the moment, I will definitely be a regular in the morning from now on. If I can figure out how to drag myself out of bed before class that is…

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Companionless in the City

Thanks to several girls in my program wanting to travel to Highclere Castle (where the show “Downton Abbey” is filmed!), my RA moved our Humanities 180 class to tomorrow morning. Because of this, I had the entire day off and decided to complete my solo “Bucket List” activity for the week. The “Bucket List Project” is an assignment for my Humanities class in which every week we, either solo or in teams of two, have to go out and explore different parts of the city. This week I pulled having to visit Leadenhall Market, where parts of the Diagon Alley scenes from Harry Potter were filmed, by myself and I also had to make a new friend.

I woke up an hour and a half before my alarm clock was supposed to go off, so my morning started a little earlier than planned. I was one of the first ones up in the house so breakfast was pretty peaceful and quiet.

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A Day in the Park & a Night at the Theatre

While dragging myself out of bed at 7 in the morning was not the most enjoyable experience, I’ve been running low on money the past couple days and procrastinated actually going to an ATM until today. Because I had both my English 335 and Theatre 266 classes today and only a half an hour between to eat lunch, I figured that I would just hit up the ATM before classes and not have to worry about running late for my second class. After withdrawing from the ATM I turned around to head home when I found myself across the street from the cutest littlest cafe called Chamomile. Figuring that I still had an hour and a half before my first class I went to check out the menu because a few of my friends had grabbed lunch from the cafe a few days earlier and said that the food was absolutely amazing.

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