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Vintage East London

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Vintage style field guide to modern wildlife in East London – 19th century illustration style seen through modern eyes.


City farm against the backdrop of Canary Wharf. 80 more words

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Hoxton Highlights - Part Two

How lovely is this little nook above? It’s part of Lily Vanilli Bakery, just of Columbia Road Flower Market.  It is the cutest little bakery that provides welcome (and delicious) respite from the market. 364 more words


Poor being forced out of Hoxton and Shoreditch, says Charles Booth in his new study of the area

At the beginning of the twentieth century the burgeoning furniture industry, which was long established in Hoxton and Shoreditch, led to the clearance of several residential areas, for the construction of several warehouses. 103 more words


Hoxton Highlights - Part One

As part of my resolution to enjoy more of London, I thought I would do a series exploring different areas of of the city. It seemed only right that I start with one of my favourite places, Hoxton! 422 more words


Clit Rock 5.

Tonight is a special night. I’ve just got back from Underbelly in Hoxton, having had the pleasure of shoulder popping and shaking a leg with none other than Leyla Hussein, Nimko Ali, and Sainab Abdi – the founders of… 325 more words


Pitfield Street Public Library and Baths, Hoxton

This is clip taken in 1992 shows the Pitfield Street Library and the remains of the Pitfield Street Baths, Hoxton.

We used to use this library and swim in the pool in the 50s and 60s. 124 more words


Black Vulcan Clay samples

New clay body – Vulcan Black Coarse – Wonderful to hand build with to create rough textured pieces. I’ve chosen to try and make it functional too in a range of plates and tea bowls. 34 more words