Tag: new york

January 13, 2014 | life

What I Learned Living in New York

In January of 2004, as a newly graduated 22 year old, I packed everything I owned into one suitcase and moved to New York. I’d never been there, but figured I’d watched Goodfellas enough times to make it work. I was reflecting with a friend the other day about how it’s been ten years since...

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December 13, 2013 | fashion

I Heart Liebeskind Bags

I first came across Liebeskind handbags somewhere online and found them utterly swoon-worthy. Try as I might though, I couldn’t find them in any shops. It’s a German label and ze Germans get it so right in the fashion stakes as far as I’m concerned. Anyhoo, I’d daydream over the bags online sometimes, then when...

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February 13, 2013 | fashion

Off in New York for a Little (Adidas) Boost

Hey there amigos. So, if you follow me on Twitter (or unfollow me due to me tweeting about doing anything exciting, as the case may be) you’ll know that I’m currently in New York for a couple of days. Adidas have launched a new running shoe called Boost and they invited me along to the...

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November 7, 2012 | life

New York Post-Sandy

Last week, amid all the Hurricane Sandy madness, I flew out to New York. The trip had been in the planning for a few weeks – Nike were flying myself and a few members of Run Dem Crew out and doing some events around the New York City Marathon – but obviously, when Sandy hit,...

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August 8, 2012 | life

Top 10 Must-See Documentaries

I’m not really one for TV. Unless it’s Mad Men, Girls or The Wire, I find most things to be a bit ‘meh’. Documentaries however, I love me a good documentary. I’ve recently had, what basically amounts to a film festival in my house – with my own private screenings of some wonderful docs. Some...

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May 28, 2012 | life

Do The Hustle

Jay-Z said it best when he said ‘I’m a Hustler Baby, I just want you to know, it ain’t where I been, it’s where I’m ’bout to go.’ Preach on Hova, preach on. I’m a big believer in learning from your past, moving on and doing your best to make things happen for yourself. Through...

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April 5, 2011 | fashion, life

Why New York is Over

Yesterday, I wrote about my recent vacation to New York and what I got up to and made a passing mention about this trip feeling somewhat different for me. I couldn’t put my finger on what it was, this weird feeling of something not being quite right, pretty much until the end of the trip....

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April 4, 2011 | life

Bangs Guide to….New Yawk New Yawk

As you know, I spent last week in New York to celebrate my 30th birthday. I lived there for a year and a half when I was 22/23 and have spent most of my birthdays there since. It always felt like a bit of a homecoming whenever I went, but this time felt different, for...

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November 25, 2010 | life

Not So Flashy

Have you ever had the misfortune of being flashed by some creepy weirdo on the train? In an alleyway? On the street? If you have, you know the helpless, horrible feeling of not knowing what to do, if it’s worth saying anything and just the general befuddlement of why anyone would do such a thing...

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