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I turn 29 in a few days. This is the traditional age, according to Marian Keyes and Bridget Jones, that I should be starting to panic. Panic about sorting my Little Bit Of Love, Turning 30, Bridget Jones, Share The Love, Getting Old, My Dream, The Man, My Life, Old Things

Should I be panicking? | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

turn 29 in a few days. This is the traditional age, according to Marian Keyes and Bridget Jones, that I should be starting to panic. Panic about sorting my life out, meeting the man of my dreams and having babies. Or failing that just a general existential panic of the impending prospect of old age and eventual death. Yeah chick lit is great. The getting older thing not so much; so far getting older has only been a good thing.

Any middle class white girl between the ages of 20 and 35 is super pumped for Friday. Friday is the day that we finally get the Amy Sherman-Palladino ending to Amy Sherman Palladino, Watch Gilmore Girls, Little Bit Of Love, Banksy, White Girls, Graffiti, Street Art, London, Fictional Characters

Does watching Gilmore Girls mean you support the Nazis? | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Any middle class white girl between the ages of 20 and 35 is super pumped for Friday. Friday is the day that we finally get the Amy Sherman-Palladino ending to

The balance between hustle and self-care

The balance between hustle and self-care | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

If you were going to get anything embroidered on the collar of a millennial pink shirt it would be a tough choice between 'hustle' and 'self-care'. They are the

How to pack for a trip where the temperature reaches AND degrees - my tips and advice Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Little Bit Of Love, Share The Love, Weather Forecast, Packing, London, World, Day

How to pack for a trip that goes from 20°C to -20°C | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

I think by now we have well established that I am terrible at packing. It's not that I forget anything important, more that I am entirely unprepared for whatever weather gets thrown my way*. I sw

Bad-ass Excel formulas that will help you save the world

Bad-ass Excel formulas that will help you save the world | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

I once tried to chat up a guy in a bar using my favourite Excel formula. He shockingly didn't take the bait. I wasn't too cut up about it, I figured if he were the guy for me his eyes would

A few bitterly sad things that have happened to loved ones recently, as well as the world reinventing the Nazis, has made me think quite hard about how I live Little Bit Of Love, Stupid Things, Yolo, First Love, My Life, Sad, Earth, Shit Happens, Feelings

YOLO for adults | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

A few bitterly sad things that have happened to loved ones recently, as well as the world reinventing the Nazis, has made me think quite hard about how I live my life. So often I feel angry over

By now I hope you have seen the Life in the UK test I did for you based on the actual study guide (if you haven't you can take it here). Today however, today I

The REAL Life in the UK test | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

By now I hope you have seen the Life in the UK test I did for you based on the actual study guide (if you haven't you can take it here). Today however, today I bring you something special. Someth

So this is the awkward part… I don’t know what the hell has happened to me recently, but I have left my work laptop in not one…but two bars in London.

That little thing about leaving my laptop in bars | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Greg, if you are reading this please stop here and don't read the rest of the post. Actually if you are anyone who works with me please skip this blog. Look, if you know me in a work capacity jus

I have now had a cartilage piercing for five months. It came about because I was travelling a silly amount at the end of last year and much like a sixteen year

Things I wish I had known before I got a cartilage piercing | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

I have now had a cartilage piercing for five months. It came about because I was travelling a silly amount at the end of last year and much like a sixteen year old, I wanted to get a pierced ear to

Money is a touchy subject, but I know how much of a constant brain freeze this was when I moved over so I am going to put it all out there for you guys. Little Bit Of Love, After College, Freeze, England, London, Money, Adventure, Big, Travel

How much money should you save before moving to London? | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Money is a touchy subject, but I know how much of a constant brain freeze this was when I moved over so I am going to put it all out there for you guys. As I

Moving to London? Find out how much it costs to get an apartment and live in this crazy city. Little Bit Of Love, After College, City Living, England, How To Get, London, Adventure, Live, Travel

How much does it cost to flat in London? | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Moving to London? Find out how much it costs to get an apartment and live in this crazy city.

I never thought I would be writing about a break-in. And I seriously never thought I would be writing about a break-in in such

The best break-in ever | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

I never thought I would be writing about a break-in. Well, I hoped I would never be. And I seriously never thought I would be writing about a break-in in such

Things I have learned since moving into a studio flat aka living in a tiny space!

Things I have learned since moving into a studio flat | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Things I have learned since moving into a studio flat aka living in a tiny space!

What to do if you get sick in London? Of course you could use the NHS, but this app lets you talk to a doctor from your bed. Little Bit Of Love, London Places, Home And Away, Sick, Cool Pictures, Bucket, App, Let It Be, Buckets

Sick in London? This app is for you… | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

What to do if you get sick in London? Of course you could use the NHS, but this app lets you talk to a doctor from your bed.

I am in no way doing this video lark just because it is quicker than writing and I don't have to edit it. Ok, I probably should edit it - but lets all pretend

London fog and travel tips | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

A little video about London fog and some travel tips