Category Archives: London

1 May 2014

The grey-est wettest day we’ve had in a long time. Amidst the misery, splashes of colours giving us hope.  

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London Transport 1977

Training, revisions and exams kept me away from here this week. Instead, I found myself at Old Street station early one morning. And look, look what I came across. Old timetables from 1977 revealed by improvements to the station and, … Continue reading

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Glorious March

What a lovely day! Well, the whole weekend has been lovely actually. This morning, I despatched the Other Half to the Natural History Museum (he was keen to see the Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2013 exhibition) and spent a … Continue reading

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A walk in the park – January 2014

January is drifting by. My ‘getting organised’ year is leading us to have scrummy food for dinner twice a week. We are going through our recipe cuttings, two recipes a week.  The recipes we like are getting filed and indexed. … Continue reading

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Autumn colours

I love Autumn. The colours are stunning. The leaves turn. They fall. Bringing colours to boring pavements. And awesome shop displays. Autumnal pumpkins and cheeky chillies. Natural and colourful. All across London. From Greenwich to Wood Street indoor market. Our thoughts … Continue reading

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Wood Street indoor market – Walthamstow, October 2013

We may have spent only a few hours in E17… but my we made the most of it. A visit to Wood Street indoor market. We came across little alleyways revealing second-hand and vintage shops, cafes, and much more. Sadly, most … Continue reading

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Gods Own Junkyard – Walthamstow, October 2013

(All works @ Gods Own Junkyard) One grey Saturday morning in October, we trotted off to unknown territory. Our destination? Gods Own Junkyard. I love the fact that after so many years, there is still so much of London to discover. … Continue reading

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So much beauty…

Shadwell station. On our way to the Scandinavia show, we stopped and gazed in awe. The reflections. The colours. The patterns. What a show. Beauty is all around us… we just need to take a moment to appreciate it.

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The Shard, 2 October 2013

I love the Shard. I had been waiting for an opportunity to go up… and on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon, it happened. We were very lucky with the weather. Heavy rain was on the agenda. But as we neared the … Continue reading

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The Scandinavia Show – Tobacco Dock, 12 October 2013

A good thing about being at home and having a bit of time to breathe is that I can catch up with a few posts. And drink heaps of tea. Right now, I’m staying in the warm. And as I wait … Continue reading

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