Orée Boulangerie

Since getting my Cineworld Unlimited Card I’ve been hitting the cinema regularly, and the closest one to my flat is the one on Fulham Road.  Desde que subscrevi o cartão Cineworld Unlimited, tenho ido ao cinema semanalmente e o mais próximo de mim é o de Fulham Road. A couple of weeks back, while on my way there I spotted the beautiful Orée Boulangerie from across the street. After the cinema, in I went. Há umas semanas, quando ia a caminho do cinema reparei na lindíssima Orée Boulangerie do outro lado da estrada. Depois do filme, lá fui eu. All… View Post

Records and Rebels at the V&A

Growing up, I was surrounded by the spirit of the 60s – my parents and godmother, the biggest influences in my life, grew up in that era, so I grew up listening to Portuguese revolutionary songs along with classic lullabies. I’ve been listening to The Beatles ever since I can remember, my peace sign necklace is my most prized possession, Bob Dylan’s songs move me to tears and Herman Hesse’s Siddharta was the book that made the biggest mark on me as a teenager. For years, all I wanted was to travel in time and live in the 60s, wear… View Post

London files #5 – A little bit of Paris in London

South Kensington is one of my favourite parts of London – not only does it have my favourite ever museum (V&A) as well as the Natural History and Science museums, it’s also home to stunning houses and charming streets. Last weekend I decided to explore another side of this area: the French cafés. I knew there was a big French influence around the area as I had already visited the Institut Français, where years ago I attended a Ciné Lumiére special screening of Mathieu Kassovitz’ film Rebellion. This time, though, my goal was to find and try two patisseries I’d… View Post