London

A Registered Reader at the British Library

At this desk, I wrote the bulk of my dissertation.

Long Black Nigerian

It is a potion for willfulness that I am concocting.

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“Police Praise ‘Safe, Orderly’ Carnival”

I rode the 381 home and sat in the priority seats just behind the box of free tabloids.

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Ah, the coffee high

From that first sip, my world felt full of possibility.

The London Underground Sketchbook

Priya Kuriyan opens up her sketchbook from the Tube

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London

I tell my students that they are lucky to be living through a period of such exciting democratic activity.

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Someone told me I’d probably spent enough time in dusty old libraries in my life

London was built on a floodplain, and that’ll probably be its downfall in the end.

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Instinctively I feel self-conscious.

As though wearing colour was the mistake instead of just being a woman.

Cinema Snacks: London Edition

This is always my favourite way to see movies, few expectations = more magic.