It’s Kicked Off Already?

Football Season in London is under way

I can’t escape football.  Whether I see it in the newspapers, on television or just overhearing conversations, the latest scores, injuries and antics are a constant talking point.  And, with the season having already started just a few short weeks after the Euros ended, it seems London is football-obsessed. With a plethora of London teams […]

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Moving to London Case Study: Notting Hill (Maria)

Maria Lopez who stayed at Vincent House

Moving to London case study: How Maria found a place to live in Notting Hill within her budget and in an excellent location too. Today we’re going to show you how one Spanish student used Vincent House to help her move and adapt to living in London in 3 short weeks. Moving to London, especially […]

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Notting Hill Carnival – Party Time!

I have heard so much about the Notting Hill Carnival – it’s known worldwide as ‘Europe’s Biggest Street Party’.  One of the great perks of living at Vincent House means I am very close to all the action.  It always takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend, which is this weekend, and, as I […]

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15 Notting Hill Film Locations: Relive the Romance

Notting Hill movie poster

The film ‘Notting Hill’ is about a love affair between the American actress Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) and British bookseller William Thacker (Hugh Grant). it has catapulted the London film locations into stardom, attracting tourists even almost 20 years after the film was shot. Why not head to London to wander around Notting Hill and […]

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IN ‘PURR’SUIT OF A GOLD MEDAL!

Flakey of Vincent House rolling on the bed

Snowy & I are loving watching the Rio Olympics.  It seems to be on everywhere and lots of Vincent House residents watch on their iPads and laptops in the lounge where I like to see what’s going on.  It’s also been on the television quite a lot in our master’s flat – well he likes […]

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I LOVE LONDON BUSES …..

The Victoria 52 bus

…. TRAVELLING ROUTE 52 FROM NOTTING HILL TO VICTORIA I know I go on about Vincent House being centrally located, but it makes me realise how lucky I am to have so much of London accessible to me.  Notting Hill has so many public transport options, including the District, Circle & Central lines as well […]

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OLYMPICS – LET THE GAMES BEGIN!

The Rio Olympic torch

Can you believe the Rio Olympics 2016 are almost upon us? Can it really be four years since London 2012? Time has truly flown but the excitement is certainly building again and I can’t wait for the opening ceremony on Friday night. I have no doubt the Brazilians will put on a spectacular show and […]

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MY MISCHIEVOUS SISTER SNOWY

Snowy the cat of Vincent House

Hello – Flakey here again.  I’m having a very nice summer so far dipping in and out of the garden and looking for new nooks and crannies to investigate in Vincent House.  I guess you might think I get lonely during the day when so many residents are out working or enjoying London – however, […]

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