Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sainsburys, wherefore art thou?

To be fair, I had been warned about the ridiculous food shopping situation here in Manhattan. However, until moving here I had yet to truly appreciate how supermarket shopping just isn’t worth it. In London, the weekly shop makes sense, both in terms … Continue reading

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Freaky ‘brides in the bath’ window display

Mac Felder Plumbing in Hell’s Kitchen clearly decided that channelling Madame Tussaud’s Chamber of Horrors in their front window was a sure-fire way to win new business. But then, these are also the people who proudly brought the leather toilet seat to … Continue reading

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Manhattan porn: myth versus reality

From the flight over onwards, I’ve been religiously watching both series of the New York legal drama, Suits. And I love it. Despite being filmed in Toronto, it totally glamourizes living and working in New York. The combination of shots … Continue reading

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Tell me off before you go-go…

Discovered near Times Square. Apparently people have words with him all the time. And yes, I paid my dollar and told him off…

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Mahogany tans on Fire Island

Yesterday was blazing hot, so I decided to get out of town for a change. I love cycling, so I was recommended to visit Fire Island, a place lined with beach houses where no cars are allowed and you can … Continue reading

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Randomly found at Chipotle’s

Atheist proselytism in the loo at a Mexican fast-food joint, you say? Well, it certainly left my entire belief system in tatters….    

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Day One in New York City

Although I promised to blog some more before leaving Britain, last minute preparations got the better of me. Sorry! Now that I’ve finally arrived in New York, however, I can really start dishing the dirt. To begin with, I’m living … Continue reading

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