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Milly's Mini Mart, Angel City Cars

Milly’s Mini Mart, Angel City Cars, 49 Upper Street, Islington, Borough of Islington, London N1, 2016 • I featured these ridiculously over-the-top console brackets back in 2014… 28 more words

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Sew Fantastic!, Tintype

Sew Fantastic!, Tintype, 107 Essex Road, Islington, Borough of Islington, London N1, 2012 and 2016 • Grubby but grand Sew Fantastic (top pic) is now scrubbed clean as  74 more words

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New Happy Swan

New Happy Swan, 120 Fortis Green Road, Muswell Hill, Borough of Haringey, London N10, 2016 • Old happy paint job in Muswell Hill’s distinctive St James’s Parade, by Edwardian developer James Edmondson. 12 more words

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Celestial Experience @ Advieh

The name of this restaurant really fascinated me when I first heard of it. The word “Advieh” means a mixture of spice, generally referring to Persian dishes. 819 more words



In response to

Lady Calen’s Sandbox Challenge 45

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Images from personal album and Pixabay


Authenticity of South India @ Tamarind

Tamarind is a restaurant which has been here for quite a few years now, and its supremacy in South Indian cuisine remains unchallenged. There is an acute shortage of quality restaurants serving authentic South Indian cuisine but Tamarind makes up for all the city’s lacking. 597 more words


A Rose

What does the rose hide between its petals?

The aroma, mystery, love, or hypnotic mantra

Everyone falls in love with a rose

Sometimes, the lover feels envious of its popularity… 62 more words