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Little London...

London… its massive and getting bigger!
I once heard someone say that ‘there’s nothing louder than the silence on the tube in rush hour.’
It’s funny because I completely get it, you could spend a day surrounded by thousands of people and somehow not talk to a single one! 116 more words

Antique

Doors of perception

16th October 2014

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception”

- Aldous Huxley

Photography

Editor of your own life

I went to see a former fashion acquaintance today in Shoreditch, thinking I had the perfect blog for his designs to feature in – the lifestyle blog at the company I’m moving to. 584 more words

Love Life London

Spitalfields. Altab Ali to Christ Church.

This is a return visit, as I do have a fascination with Spitalfields and Whitechapel. It’s a place, not only rich in its layer upon layer of history, but, rich in its ever-changing present. 5,785 more words

History

Rock Star

This photo was taken at a car boot sale in Spitalfields, East London. I don’t know if the Rock Star jacket was placed there deliberately because it so aptly matched the colour scheme of the graffiti backdrop, or if it was just a happy coincidence. 35 more words

An Enchanted Eye

My museum is better than your museum (plus two shards)

You may have heard of Dennis Severs’ House on Folgate Street in Spitalfields. It’s the small museum that makes a virtue of its crumbly interior, where rooms have been unrenovated and returned to their eighteenth century mood and your tour is provided by candlelight and the insidious smells of the past. 264 more words

London

5 things you never knew about Spitalfields & Banglatown

‘But I already know about Spitalfields and Banglatown,’ I hear you sigh, ‘It’s a road of curry houses and a covered market of pricey shops.’ But underneath the layer of slick gentleman’s shoe shops, touting restauranteurs and stinky public urinals, there are fascinating hallmarks of an area steeped in British, Jewish and Bangladeshi heritage. 626 more words

Britain