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Borough Market, London

imageIt seems to have become a rarity of late to have much time out in the city which I currently call home… London. For those that follow on Twitter, you may be aware that I have been ill with flu, keeping me from my work and of course – blogging! After a couple of days respite and a flow of home-made honey, ginger and orange tea, I’m back 🙂

So today I was thrilled to feel up for a day out and to take a trip down the Northern Line to London Bridge to what is possibly my favourite foodie place – Borough Market.

Now, this market holds a special place in my heart. Continue reading Borough Market, London

The Old School Yard, Borough, London

Old School Yard Bar cocktail
‘Liquid Libido’

I debated whether to post this simply because, well, I like my little hideaways. But here goes 😉

It’s a Thursday evening in London, the hunt is on for a place to eat, drink and catch up with a friend. We considered a few options before settling upon The Old School Yard, on Long Lane close to London Bridge and Borough underground stations.

First impressions… It’s a little off the beaten track and I did wonder whether we had the right place however the brightly coloured signage left no trace of doubt. This place is true hidden gem in the hustle and bustle of crowded London bar’s, particularly during happy hour with a good sized bar and plenty of seating including an outdoor area.

The school yard theme throughout the bar is impressive. A mix of 1990’s icons such as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and graffiti-covered school lockers gave it the authentic touch along with a range of old school music to really take you back a few years. We were in our element to say the least! Continue reading The Old School Yard, Borough, London