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March 25, 2014

…went stargazing in the Bronx (and saw Jupiter)

When I was 11 and about to move to high school, I showed my big sister what I was planning to hang up in my new locker. ‘What’s that?’ she asked, pointing to a glossy bookmark. ‘That’s my favorite planet – Jupiter,’ I replied. She scoffed. ‘Don’t take that. Everyone will think you’re a swot.’ …

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January 6, 2014

…review the best and worst of NYC

*** This post was first shared in January 2014 after I finished a year of doing a new activity in New York every day. This blog is largely defunct so this post is a great place to start if you’re visiting New York and looking for things to do! For more on this project, visit …

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December 29, 2013

…went aboard the USS Intrepid

We landed in New York last night – and unfortunately brought the bad weather back with us. But while it wasn’t particularly pleasant to be walking around with a soaked jacket, it did mean that I got a very authentic experience when I went toΒ The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum this afternoon. You know …

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December 1, 2013

…visited the world’s largest gingerbread village

Let’s get back to some Christmas events, shall we? How about a massive cityscape made of nothing but gingerbread, candy, icing and lashings of patience? Yes – I thought it sounded like a winner too. So today Ryan and I hopped in the car and went to the New York Hall of Science in Corona, …

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September 8, 2013

…visited the Museum of Sex

It’s been a bit of a hedonistic weekend – a gluttonous picnic, gorging myself at the Vendys and a fair few beers last night – so this afternoon I decided to continue the theme with a trip to the Museum of Sex. I had expected the museum, which is at Madison Square Park, to cover …

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March 21, 2013

…hacked a computer

Faced with the silence of a post-break up social life, I have found a new job to keep me busy: Computer hacking. Just kidding, FBI. (And it’s not been that silent really, fear not.) But I did pick up a few tips at an Intro to Hacking class at the Brooklyn Brainery, a great little …

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