The Postal Museum: Step Inside London’s Secret Subterranean Mail Delivery System and Discover the Dangerous History of the Royal Mail

When was the last time you received a letter in the post? Today, with so many different ways to communicate, it’s never been easier to stay in touch with your friends and family (or even people you don’t really know). My visit to The Postal Museum yesterday made me reflect on the lost art of letter writing and also taught me that delivering post 500 years ago was an extremely dangerous profession!

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First Thursdays Art Round-up: January 2015

Coinciding with East London’s First art Thursday of the month, here is my personal art round-up of January 2015. I visit many more exhibitions and see more films than I review on my blog, but I sadly don’t have the time to write about all of them. However, since I am a shortlisted finalist for the UK […]

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Being Dutch in London #1

It’s already over 2.5 years ago that I moved to London. I thought that moving to another Western European country where they spoke a language I was fluent in, wouldn’t be too much of a challenge. Indeed it didn’t take me long to feel at home here and I can’t stop raving about what a […]

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Bockbeer Festival Utrecht // Dutch Girl in London

1 Year of Dutch Girl in London

Happy 1st birthday to Dutch Girl in London! In October 2013 I launched my website which is packed with travel advice for anyone visiting London. My ultimate aim was to give walking tours in Dutch around my neighbourhood, i.e. funky East London. The idea of writing a blog was a mere marketing tool to assure my […]

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