Why The City Life You Love So Much Might Be The Same Thing That’s Destroying You

Aint No Love In The Heart Of London City

 “Ain’t no love in the heart of the city
Ain’t no love in the heart of town
Ain’t no love and it’s sure nuff a pity
Ain’t no love cause you ain’t around”
Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City – Bobby Blue Bland

For the vast majority of my 22 years on this earth I have lived in London city. I’ve had short stints in other locations – I spent 3 years travelling 200 miles north every few weeks to go to the University of Hull – but NW London has been my home for as long as I can remember.

If you asked me 5 years ago where I saw myself 5 years from now, I would have told you that I wanted to be living in a more central London location: immersed in the culture, lifestyle and ‘live fast, die young’ mentality that the city embodies. Continue reading