Sophie

A twenty something journalist recently returned from 3 years in China who likes a good long island iced tea and a beach. Currently working for a national newspaper in London.

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A trip back to Wimbledon

First of all, let this be a warning to you. I am crazy about tennis. So, given that it’s currently Wimbledon, I decided to head down to the All England Lawn Tennis Club and see if I could get in. Last Monday I decided to…

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June: Things that happened

I don’t know about you but given the events in London and Manchester over the past couple of months, the world has seemed incredibly dark. I think we’re all beginning to realise that it’s okay to feel sad when these things happen but it’s important…

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Why I love London

I’ve been asked why I love London so much and I only have one single answer. It’s the best city in the world. I’ve been visiting from as early as I can remember, i’ve seen the Queen whizz down the Mall, taken in the view…

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How to travel by train in China

If there’s something you need to commend China for (and there are lots of things) it’s definitely their train network. The most impressive train system in the world connects big cities such as Beijing and Shanghai to pretty much anywhere you can think of. It’s…

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Seeing the pandas in Chengdu

If you mention China and pandas it’s most likely that your thought goes straight to Chengdu which is home to the country’s largest panda base. Many people visit Chengdu just to see the pandas and then get to know the cool city that it is…

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