Category Archives: London

Mr & Mrs Hoxton

As you know, I like to keep my personal life separate from the blog, but it’s not every day that a girl gets married, and our photographer did such a fantastic job that I wanted to share a little something … Continue reading

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Peckham

A few snaps on my phone and a quick play around with some filters for a brief tour of Peckham and East Dulwich.

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Paralympic Games

I spent yesterday at the Olympic Park. First up, was Goal Ball: Played by the visually impaired (who wear blackout masks to make everyone equally and completely blind), each team of three members tries to score a goal by throwing … Continue reading

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Eeyore

Apparently, the New York Times thinksĀ BritainĀ is a nation of Eeyores. I can’t check this as the article in question is behind their paywall, but I can understand the impression that we are a country of pessimists when it comes to … Continue reading

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Our House

I thought it was high time I tell you a little bit about our new home over here in Peckham Rye. Thanks to Rebs, over on Ravelry, I’ve discovered this fabulous poem: As for the house itself, it’s a little … Continue reading

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Greenwich

This weekend we took a trip to Greenwich, home of the famous Meridian Line. Greenwich Park is beautiful and, even when the weather isn’t that great, up on the hill there are spectacular views of the City and the Docklands.

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Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

I’ve been meaning to write about this place since it opened in November last year and yesterday evening, after a very pleasant Sunday roast at Bacchus, I walked past this fabulous shopfront and was reminded to get on with it … Continue reading

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Columbia Road

On a glorious day like today, it seems that Summer is trying to leapfrog Spring entirely. A perfect morning then, to leisurely wander from Hoxton over to Columbia Road, and its Sunday flower market. You can tell you’re getting nearer, … Continue reading

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44 Frocks

Most of us mere mortals can’t afford to buy designer clothes and many people despair of trekking through the shops on the highstreet in search of the perfect outfit. But a new venture is solving both of these problems in … Continue reading

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All Stitched Up

Another fantastic London knitting event is on the horizon, so get out your diaries and save the date for All Stitched Up on Friday 14th May, 6-10pm. Head over to the spooky wonders of the Hunterian Museum for a very … Continue reading

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