One of the first things I missed when I moved to London was somewhere to get a quick, cheap, fresh dumpling fix. A night on the tiles in Melbourne’s CBD will often include a plate of Shanghai dumplings at a no-frills café in Chinatown, much like Londoners go for a late-night curry to refuel between pub and club. In fact, I can’t think of another Melbourne tradition that unites the...
You know you’re well on the way to being a London local when you can converse about tube lines like you might your favourite pizza topping or U2 album (e.g. everyone has their favourite; most will have one they truly detest). In fact, I’d say the tube map is more of a London icon than Buckingham Palace or Big Ben – although beware, new Londoners: it’s not spatially accurate! (Hands...
Megan Gannon's interest in style, design and the English language can be traced back to an Honours degree in Art History and her first job as a reporter for a country newspaper in Victoria, Australia. Since then shess crafted a CV writing for print and online publications, and is currently grappling with the challenge of finding the best dumpling houses and ethnic eateries in her new hometown, London.