Finding Zen in London: The Kyoto Garden

More and more I like finding places in London that aren’t necessary lesser known but that are less frequented.  The hustle of the city gets tiring so when you find an oasis of calm it can feel like a little bit of paradise. Many years ago when I was new to London I had a…

Discover Chiswick House and Gardens

With the amount of palaces, castles, and stately homes in the UK I’m sure I will never run out of new ones to visit.  Chiswick House, located in the suburbs of West London, came on my radar because of my Art Fund card.  All members are given a guide highlighting venues for art and culture…

Photo Essay: Portobello Road Market

It is hard to believe that it has taken me so long to get to this market.  When you live in a particular part of London, North South East or West you sometimes become a bit insular.  When I lived in North London I could count on my hand the number of times I went…