ONE// So much character. I live in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea which is just full of beauty. Around every corner you can see cobblestone streets, neighborhood pubs, little kids walking home from school and beautiful buildings. While London is a MASSIVE city, each borough has its own charm and character. While it may seem impossible to understand every nook and cranny, it is nice to just wander and explore. That is what I have been doing a lot of recently and I am constantly amazed with this place. Not to mention I am currently living in the borough where royals come to stay and David Beckham is basically my neighbor (*swoon*).
|If you don't think this is beautiful then I don't think we can be friends..... just kidding....but seriously.|
|COME ON. Look at this swan. ITS BEAUTIFUL.|
THREE// The accents. Ugh I am such a sucker for a British accent. I think they are magnificent. It is amazing to be able to hear them on a 24/7 basis. I just love it. They could honestly be reading their grocery list and I would be completely captivated. I joke all the time with my mom that I am going to come home with a British accent. To be completely honest, I don't think I would mind too much!
FOUR// The People. I love the people here. Period. When I give tours I always say that the thing that I love most about SMC is that the people are actually the best people in the entire world. Well, I can say that the people here come in at a very close second (no place will ever top SMC). But seriously. Everyone is so warm and welcoming and just wants you to be as happy as possible. Everyone is so eager to help you out if need be.
|People are funny here. (seen outside a hair salon on High Street Kensington)|
FIVE// The fact that I am here for a whole semester. I think my favorite thing is the fact that I get to stay here for a while longer. While I miss the states, my family, SMC, rugby, my puppy and target more than I can express, I love it here. I am excited to get a chance to explore new places, meet up with people I haven't seen in a while and to just get a chance to live in this amazing city.
|Catching up with friends makes my heart happy!|
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