Free Cuddles, Anyone?

I just had to meet the person who dared to scribble this sign. So I strolled into ‘La Frock‘, inquiring after the sign on the board. A dimple-faced, jovial personality – David Smith was all set to climb out from behind the counter and give me that free cuddle. He laughed heartily when I asked him how many disappointed…

Homeless and Happy

A wrinkled, homeless face greeted me when I walked towards Exit 3 of Old Street station. I tossed a pound in his cap. I asked the man his name and he asked me mine. Before I knew it, Tim and I were chatting like bosom buddies. At first he told me he used to be…

London: Never Gets Old Street

London for me has always been about Big Ben, London Eye, London Bridge, Trafalgar Square, et al. This was till I moved to the city in 09/2011, as a student. My first night was at a cousin’s accommodation on Old Street. Dodgy, was the first word that popped into my head as we approached this area. As soon as…