London is full of surprises – and so are fast-moving big cities in general.

During my year in England’s capital, there was one situation that totally overwhelmed me. I was on a train to London Bridge and a guy was looking at me. I felt uncomfortable at first but what happened next blew my mind.

He stood up to get off at the next station, looked back at me, gave me the sweetest smile and said:

I know this might sound a bit random but I just wanted to let you know you look stunning. Have a lovely day.

He didn’t say it in a weird, creepy way, he was just speaking his mind – obviously – and made my day by doing so. Moments like this let fast-moving cities freeze for a while.

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