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back to the start: Holga 120CFN

My first film camera was the Holga 120 CFN. I got it back in the day when there was ONE Lomography shop in Sydney, and if you wanted to order online you had to email them an order form and pay over the phone. 113 more words


Flower People

At the Columbia Road Flower Market a man in a wool cap shouts the day’s-end sale price of his violets with the serious gruffness of a neighborhood butcher hawking shoulders of meat. 242 more words


Red and white roses 

About two weeks ago I was walking from Columbia Flower Road Market and I was thinking about how much I missed blogging. I have another blog – bluetrainertravels.com but it’s a limited blog. 544 more words


Columbia Road

Posted January 25, 2013

On a suffocatingly cold Sunday morning, I headed to Brick Lane to meet my Adelaide-turned-London friend, Kate. As an expert on the East London area, she knew that when it comes to flower markets, you can’t go past Columbia Road. 55 more words


Sunday stroll through Columbia Road Flower Market

Every weekend I tell Jeff that I’d like to go to Columbia Road on Sunday to buy flowers for the vase on our mantelpiece, and every weekend (at least every weekend for the past 6 months!) I’ve either ended up with other plans or snoozing till noon. 557 more words

London Life

Styling the Seasons – Autumnal Chinese Lanterns

Autumn, my old friend. Hello. Dappled light and cold, crisp mornings. Leaf-stomping boots and trench coats. Toadstools and spiders in the garden. I do love this time of year, even if it does mean that Winter is coming. 213 more words


This weekend's "drops", telephone boxes, cat cafes, books, pieces turning up in galleries

The carefully considered placing and hanging of the parts that make up the year-long #365ArtDrops piece went on this weekend. They are never “dropped”, always carefully placed, time taken to find the right place, the right colours.  738 more words