Hackney

Yet another reason why I love Hackney

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There are many many reasons I love living in Hackney and not least is the community spirit. Many non-Londoners imagine the city to be an unfriendly place where no-one knows their neighbours, but it’s simply not true and as I’ve… Read More

Botany E5

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Remember way back in 2013 I posted about the house plant revival – now everywhere you look there are cheese and rubber plants, catus’s and succulents. Well in London there are for sure and last week in New York I… Read More

Ginstock & Street Feast

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Food is quite possibly the most interesting/fashionable thing happening in London at the moment, as entrepreneurs turn previously disused buildings into coffee shops, start micro breweries and distilleries, sell food from round on the world on market stalls and trucks… Read More

London we love you

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Edgware Road tube station and outside the V & A Until a few weeks ago, I was a bit indifferent, some could say cynical about the Olympics. Having watched previously ignored Stratford and parts of Hackney transform from run down… Read More

L’Atelier: Eat and shop

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Every time I walk through Dalston another new cafe or shop has opened and it is increasingly turning into an interesting place to hang out during the day as well as party central (if you are 20 something) at night.… Read More