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September 2015 – Saw/Ate/Read

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This month had me seeing two friends who I hadn’t seen in a fair while, in fact this year has really become the year of reuniting with old friends from distant lands. Which means healthy eating is out the window while laughter over late night dinners in diners and beers in breweries ensued.

This also meant more time in East London was spent then the last year and lazy stops at Southbank Centre, which is really a must visit place while in the city. The higher you go in the building the quieter you get from the bustling streets with landmark sights still in your view and the river flowing beyond the concrete pavements.

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Heartbeat illuminated above Covent Garden/Jeff Bridges in stern color/Shades of blue in Trafalgar

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The look of somewhere new/Stand out/Rising moon out of the pastel sky

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Street art lyrics/Smiling tourists/Intense game of Foosball

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Dip and Flip’s patty melt/Chocolate for dinner at Maison Assouline/Sunday Beigal

This month I had the joy of trying Dip and Flip for the first time, it certainly won’t be the last with the bowl of gravy to sink a patty melt or burger into. And let’s not even get started on the poutine that is delectable!

On the fancy end of the scale I was treated to Maison Assouline which offered up sweet chocolate treats amongst a beautiful store of coffee table books.

I also managed to wrangle with the crowds and get a salmon cream cheese bagel from the very famous Beigel Bake at Brick Lane.

There were a fair number of great recipes this month from German Cheesecake to Banoffee Pie to one of my favorite recipes I’ve shared on this blog which is Apple Crumble Slice. It melts in your mouth with a little taste of fall.

Blog love goes to Smitten Kitchen this month and her inspiring Corn Chowder Salad which helps me hold onto my favourite season as long as I can.

Recipe inspiration this month goes to Pinch of Yum and her Mushroom Gnocchi with Arugula and Walnut Pesto. This is on my winter recipe list.

Coconut oil is the wonder child of oils at the moment, but here is a list of ways to use it in your life that you may not have considered before.

Buzzfeed asked a bunch of solo traveling pros their tips to help other girls get out there and traveling alone.

Everyone I know hates long haul flights so this list of long haul tips will help any weary soul who has an upcoming long flight.

The delectable food art to buy this month is People who love to eat are always the best people.

The sweetest travel art comes in the form of an art print with a vintage map saying ‘Lets travel‘.

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