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Lyrics and songs I find beautiful

” ‘Cause this youthful advantage fades while the sand is Dripping from the hour glass” “Fashionably sensitive, but too cool to care” “Mistaken you for someone else – Someone who gave a dam… somebody more like myself” “Wanna slay ’em, wanna […]

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The man with the yellow violin

I miss the man with the yellow violin. His high notes raised my commuter spirits every morning when it was needed. I was low, and he was an inspiration. Violins usually play on mourning or sadness. They indulge the sympathy […]

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One Day by David Nicholls; amazing

Seriously. One Day by David Nicholls got to me.  I’ve cried, smiled, felt my heart burst, romantically despaired, love-hated London and questioned the point of my own 26-27 years (especially when I got to that point). It described everything with […]

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The Book Club, Shoreditch

I felt like I was in a hipster film set. Not a set up film set, I mean, in a documentary about hipsters? … as in, it was so real, it felt fake? Just, space, wooden floors, with good looking […]

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Faltering Fullback, Finsbury Park

A delightful pub with a clever beer garden, full of quirky randomness. The decked garden is built upwards with different levels, nooks and crannies for one or for ten people, with tables close enough together to encourage talking to strangers […]

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