City Streets: The 10 City Challenge

I'm fast subscribing to the belief that to see any city properly you have to run in it. Running closes up the distances between landmarks, reveals new and interesting vistas and helps you to orientate yourself, (albeit, in my case, more often than not through the act of first getting lost). Seeing other runners on [...]

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The pursuit of happiness

I wanted to write one last post before I leave the US so I'm writing this while sitting in my favourite spot, looking out onto the Hudson, sun on my back, iced coffee in hand. I thought I'd write a top ten of things to do in New York based on my last three, perfect [...]

The sport of spectating

It seems strange to be writing about a British institution while in Manhattan, but stay with me on this and I promise it will come together. On the Saturday before I came out to the US I opted for a quintessentially English day with a trip to Wimbledon. It was Ladies' Finals Day so my [...]

New York, New York

Just this time last week I was en route to the US, full of nervous excitement having never before set foot on American soil. It seems like a lifetime ago now and I can't actually believe that only seven days have passed. I arrived at midday US time (5pm UK time) and made my way [...]