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Pistachio and Pomegranate Cupcakes

This morning my housemate calmly explained to me how to open a Pomegranate, and by lunch time the kitchen was splattered with juicy drops of my new favorite fruit. 61 more words

Hackney Wick: See It While It Lasts

Thanks to some last minute cancellations, we still have several places on tomorrow’s Hackney Council walk around the wonder that is Hackney Wick. This guided tour – including art, social and industrial history & heritage – will show you why this very special alternative East London location by the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is well worth a visit 98 more words

Walking Tours

Year Of The Bus @ The Olympic Park

I had a quick dash around the Olympic Park to snap the “Year Of The Bus” sculptures. On display before they are auctioned off. Each of the 60 sculptures has a unique design (some good and some not soooo good). 135 more words

Mitch Hicks

Words that made me smile

Snapped by Mitch Hicks 19/1/2015

Mitch Hicks

Different Shades of Pink

I dedicated my day to baking a two tier Mud Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing. I’ve been spending my down time in the last week hand crafting flowers made of different shades of pink. 182 more words

East London

Visibility is a matter of perception that demands more than simply sight

(A version of this article appeared originally at Litro.co.uk)

The Yard Theatre is a converted warehouse building in the Queen’s Yard at Hackney Wick, a sparse, graffiti-strewn industrial area sprawling in the shadow of Anish Kapoor’s grandiose ArcelorMittal Orbit. 1,018 more words