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White Water Rafting at Lee Valley

August 2, 2013

The Lee Valley White Water Centre was built for the 2012 Olympics. After the Olympics, it’s become a centre for those who want to try kayaking, canoeing and White Water Rafting. Well, actually, they do have some other stuff such as Hydrospeeding which I may try next time I am there. Anyway, we booked with […]

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Bootcamp Exercise in Wapping – Timelapse Video

June 1, 2013

Every Saturday we do an exercise class.. it’s a bootcamp class at 9.30am in Wapping, London. I thought it would be fun to make a timelapse video on all the things we get up to so we turned up this morning with my tripod and iPhone. I really like the panning effect on timelapse so […]

Tibetan Momos

Timelapse Video – Making Tibetan Momos

May 19, 2013

  We had some friends round last night and we thought we would make them some momos. Metok had the idea to make a timelapse video of the process. It was actually very easy armed with just an Iphone 4S using the Timelapse Pro app. For the panning which you see at the beginning of […]

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Metok Drives her new Car around London

April 21, 2013

  Today Metok took her new car out for a spin.. well, it’s a new car for her but it’s a second owner one which we bought from my cousin who did a great job in fixing it up and everything else! He’s a car mechanic afterall! We bought the car a few weeks back […]

Wiltons Music Hall

Wilton's Music Hall – the amazing half-derelict oldest music hall in the World!

February 24, 2013

London is one of those interesting cities where you will never tire to find something new, interesting and quirky. I’ve lived in London now for over 3 decades now and it still amazes me all the wonderful things which are still to be discovered. Since moving into our new neighbourhood, we’ve decided to find out […]

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A. Wong restaurant review and the 8 course tasting menu

February 16, 2013

For Valentines we thought we would try the new Chinese restaurant in Victoria called A. Wong. A. Wong is also the name of the head chef who goes by the name of Andrew Wong who did a pilgrimage around China to learn about Chinese cooking. We decided to go for the 8 course tasting menu […]

The Shard

The View from the Shard – our Visit

February 3, 2013

We were fortunate to get preview tickets to see the Shard last week before the official opening this weekend. We have watched the Shard go up over the last few years always wondering what the views would be like and it was great to get the chance to finally see it. Our slot was 10am […]

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The Brick Lane Curry House Rip Offs

March 8, 2012

Yesterday I met up with a friend I’ve not caught up with in a while. Our thing is usually a good old curry in London’s Brick Lane.. the home of the curry. For those who don’t know, Brick Lane is famous for the many curry houses.. in fact, there are so many that it’s rather […]

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Lion Dance, London China Town – 2012

January 29, 2012

I was having dimsum with some friends in the New Loon Foon restaurant when we saw the Lion Dance had appear directly infront of the Haozhan restaurant. We got a great view from where we are. The Lion dances in front of the shop and eyes up the lettuce which is bundled with Lai See […]

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Pictures from the Strata building at Elephant and Castle

September 20, 2010

For those who have gone through the Elephant and Castle area, I’m sure you’ve noticed the Strata tower. This the space aged looking building with 3 wind turbines at the top (rumoured to actually require more energy to drive the turbines than the energy it generates!). It also recently won an award for being the […]

Vietnamese Restaurants on Kingsland Road

June 3, 2010

There’s this particular Vietnamese restaurant we visit every time we’re in the Old Street area called Loong Kee Cafe.. it’s a great little place to eat and a real hidden gem. Although aesthetically, it’s nothing great to look at, the restaurant (or cafe as it’s called) is pretty basic with cheap quality laminate curling at […]

Running in the Spring around Southbank and my iPhone

March 14, 2010

Looks like the weather has started to turn and the Spring is on it’s way. I went out the usual running route today with my newly purchased gadget.. the iPhone. Loaded with the Map My Run applet, I set off on my way. The Map My Run is a fantastic little bit of software which […]