Village Bistro Cafe, Beckenham

Traditional English cooked breakfast near Beckenham Junction

I keep telling myself that all the walking around I do whilst out shopping and exploring balances out having some hearty and filling lunch but let us face it I love food and do not need to justify what I do or do not eat (I didn’t have actual breakfast and we had some soup […]

Nick’s Cafe, Bromley

Menemen and Turkish breakfast on white table at Nick's Cafe Bromley

I love exploring new places and trying out new restaurants and cafes but when I go into a place and sit down before realising it has marble tables and white plates I feel like I’ve hit the Instagram dream. On a trip out to Bromley to browse stores that are yet to land in Croydon, […]

The Day I Went To Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Crystal Palace Beer Festival - the pitch with the big screen for the FA Cup with sun beaming down onto it. 2017.

When Crystal Palace Beer Festival tickets went on sale there was a real chance that we would end up going along and watching the FA Cup with a sombre attitude as Palace found themselves relegated to the Championship. Luckily between purchasing the tickets and the day coming around the season was just about saved and […]

Rustic Or Just Half-Hearted: Bianco43 Croydon Review

I recently brought the phrase “Helping people explore places with positivity” into my Twitter bio to explain not only my professional job but also for this blog. I love to write about things and give others the Lowedown (play on my surname klaxon) on where is worth going and where is not. Every time I […]

Discovering Local Events

Things are always happening just around the corner but how often do we know about them until they have actually happened? Things can be so badly publicised unless you know exactly where to look and that can make it really effort-some to actually go off and find them. I used to work once a week […]

Neighbours In London

Living in London is pretty strange at the best of times. People can house share with complete strangers but hardly ever say hello to them or in extreme cases not even know their names. In other places people can become the best of friends with the neighbours. There is a view of London that suggests […]

Shopping Haul: Tooting

As mentioned yesterday I recently went on a trip back to Tooting where I used to live and love walking around. Besides being excited to return to the area for the atmosphere and general comforting feeling I knew that a Superdrug had recently opened there and it was the perfect time to bat my eyelashes […]