I think I am most at home in cafés. There’s no way I’d rather spend a spare hour than by sitting tucked away from the crowd, savouring a coffee or a pastry, and watching the world go by. Une flâneuse.
This morning I dropped by Bettys in York as I arrived early in the city,and ordered myself an espresso and eggs benedict. The art deco interior and huge windows create the perfect people watching environment.
I only wish that cafés were as much of a ‘thing’ here as they are on the continent, but I suppose I should probably spend my student loan on something other than tiny cups of coffee…