Happy Birthday to The Artful Londoner

It was exactly a year ago today that we decided to start this blog, and it has been an amazing time :) Thank you to everyone who follows us and enjoys reading our… Continue reading

London Update

It’s Blue Monday today, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. I won’t lie, I was feeling the Blue Monday effect this morning when the Northern line was part suspended and I… Continue reading

Focus Point: Buying your first house

Buying a house. That huge, seemingly impossible, grown up thing. My boyfriend and I have been living with his family for the last few months to save up money for a deposit for… Continue reading

TAL’s Great Expectations

As we mentioned in our Artful Londoner 2014 round-up, we’re planning to introduce more regular features and posts on the site. We’ll be introducing a Creative Corner where we want to publish short… Continue reading

Midweek Musings

Happy Wednesday Londoners! 2 days ’til the weekend and 5 days until a cheeky trip to NYC for some (by some I mean me). Here’s some interesting things to read about; – This… Continue reading


There’s nothing like a long weekend city break to break up the January blues, and three days in Budapest definitely made the post-Christmas slump more bearable! Budapest is one of the most beautiful… Continue reading

London Update

(Image: BBC.co.uk) Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a good weekend. I spend the weekend in Budapest – absolutely beautiful (albeit rather chilly). – Much of the news this week has… Continue reading

The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist (2014) by Jessie Burton was awarded the Book of the Year 2014 prize by Waterstones. It’s the bestselling literary debut hardback novel of the decade so far. I’d seen the book… Continue reading

London Update

Happy New Year! I can’t believe 2015 is here already! I hope you all had an amazing time, whatever you chose to do over the festive period. If you missed it, have a… Continue reading

The Artful Londoner in 2014

Happy Birthday to The Artful Londoner (well almost). It’s been an amazing first year here at TAL for us. This started off as something fun that the two of us could do together,… Continue reading