Five random V in London facts / part four

London, Personal entries

1* Commuting in the city might be very tired and exhausting

2* There are so many non-touristic attractions for a fan girl like me, for instance,
a tube station at which Brian Molko met Stefan Olsdal

3* If you like anything in a shop, you need to grab it immediately – there is almost no chance you will find this product again even if you’ll come back on the same day

4* You can easily practice your French in posh areas of London

5* … and feel yourself lost somewhere between Italy, Greece, and Egypt in a variety of amazing museums with enormous collections of historical and art objects from all over the world. Travel around the world without leaving the bounds of one city!

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Five random V in London facts / part three

London, Personal entries

1* Busy is the new black

2* Wild nature is everywhere – life in London is so fascinating even for
foxes, squirrels, and mice

3* Every working day has at least one moment of perfection –
a view of London Skyline from an overground train. Even through it lasts
for one or two seconds, it always puts a smile on my face
and motivates me to do more and achieve more – I made it to my biggest dream, so I can do even bigger achievements.

4* My semolina porridge deserves a Michelin star

5* I am sooo springsick and want it to be warm and sunny as soon as possible!
I love London in any weather, but I want to do more and to wear all my pretty clothes!

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How I Met Stefan Olsdal from Placebo

Concerts, London, Music

Farewell, 2017! You were truly amazing, as my biggest dream – to move to London – finally came true! ❤ I also had a lot of great moments, saw Depeche Mode and Red Hot Chili Peppers, achieved a lot of goals, finished my Master studies, got a job, had projects, made memories!

I know I became quite rare with my blog post, you know, life (especially working life) in L. is very busy, but I’ll do my best to post more often!

So, I’d like to devote my very first blog post in 2018 to a very special day in my life – November 25, 2017.

To begin with, I’ve been a big fan of Placebo for 12 years, which makes a half of my life. Through these years Placebo and their music was always with me, in any period of my life, be it sad or happy.  I cannot understand people who say that Placebo’s music is depressing. They probably know only one song and judge by it. I myself think that Placebo have a song for every possible emotion and feeling a human can experience. I’ve been to three gigs and each was magical and unique for me. I’ve been smiling like mad at each concert and cried out of happiness and joy.

Depeche Mode @ The O2, London, 22.11.17

Concerts, London, Music

Dreams come true in London – I have seen one of my most favorite bands in the whole music world – Depeche Mode – for the second time. And not simply somewhere, but at the amazing O2 Arena!

The O2 is totally unbelievable and amazing venue – organization and security are at the highest level, the whole venue looks like a shopping mall or an airport with shops, bars, and restaurants, everything is modern, as well as clean. Thanks to the amazing London Transport system, it took me only 20 minutes to get there from home, and at the North Greenwich Station concert goers were greeted by buskers playing Personal Jesus ❤

For the first time since I-don’t-remember-how-long-ago I’ve been in the seating area. But look at this view!!:

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Hello Hello

London, Personal entries

Hi everybody!

It has been a long time since my last post.
Time flies fast when in London. And it flies very productive!
Since my last blog entry, I:
* got a job in the fashion industry! Check our comfortable and stylish products on Anatomic Shoes website
* went to Depeche Mode concert
* met Stefan Olsdal from Placebo
* visited the Sherlock Holmes museum
* was celebrity hunting for Martin Freeman
* saw to much wild life in my area, including a fox family
* saw snow in London
* was asked for a selfie with an Indian tourist on the London Bridge
* continued modeling
* had my first photosession in London
* found a perfect Arctic Monkeys sweatshirt
* visited several bonfire nights where they were playing Muse
* made new friends, including dog friends
* and more more more …..

Now it’s time to prepare separate posts for the highlights! Stay tuned!

Birthday girl in London

London, Personal entries

Last week I turned 24 years old (Yay!). As I’ve been dreaming for a very long time, I spent this birthday in the most amazing city in the world – London.

My day started with a lot of deliveries from my friends in Riga and Tallinn.

I also got a Ticketmaster gift card, which I spent on Depeche Mode ticket (<3), congratulations on the radio, and it was my paydaaaay. After my birthday I also received a postcard with a lovely poem about me and London!

For this special day I’ve decided to take a cable car ride above Thames (ommmg so high) with my new friends. After that we also visited spotless and enormous Canary Wharf.

Five random V in London facts / part two

London

1* Yay, great tea could be found in small local shops!
2* Better do not go into Baltics grocery stores or you will end up spending more money on some sweets and drinks than on your weekly grocery shopping
3* There is someone giving a concert every single day. Thanks to my friends I’m going to see DEPECHE MODE already next month! ❤
4* There is plenty of birthday special offers and gifts. I even got a five pounds worth voucher to The Body Shop!
5* Australians are very friendly indeed 🙂

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Five random V in London facts / part one

London

1* Yes, I am actually living in London, and my photographs aren’t photoshopped 😀

2* Even after 2.5 weeks it’s still strange when random people
call you darling or even my love

3* Food is many times more tasty in UK than in Latvia. Grocery shopping is my favorite activity from now, and even through I need to carry three (!!!) large bags from another borough, I manage to spend less money and get more food than back in Riga

4* However, I found it difficult to find a decent tea, as supermarkets are selling mostly the same variety of teas, and I have to go to a Polish shop to buy Lipton tea lol

5* For your tea evenings you can get a full bag of great books (not just cheap pulp fiction with unknown titles) in a charity shop for just four pounds

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