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Angel Inn, Highgate

Highgate is a charming village in North London: wide streets, chi-chi boutiques, flower stalls, a village green, and a great place for a Sunday lunch. Whilst undoubtedly a nice place to visit, it doesn’t creak under the weight of tourist influx, at least not on a cold February morning. 632 more words

Roast Dinner

Mary St Bakery

Mary St Bakery has been popping up all over Instagram lately and when a friend sent me a snap of her delicious looking breakfast I hastily messaged her asking (begging) to bring me a donut. 220 more words


No. 1177: Westerfield Road, N15

Westerfield Road, London, N15. Photo ©RogerDean 2015

About London – J. Ewing Ritchie, 1860:

But we must leave Highgate, now the retreat of the wealthy citizen, and the great North Road, along which coaches galloped almost every minute, and along which lords and ladies posted, ere that frightful leveller, the railroad had been formed. 124 more words

London Photography

Everesting: the most boring and offensive thing you can do on two wheels.

By The Mamil

About a year ago I was told about a guy who was planning to “Everest” Swain’s Lane in Highgate, North London. 496 more words


1st February 2015: Highgate to Hackney Wick following the Capital Ring

This walk covered Capital Ring sections 12 and 13, much of these familiar to Red Rope walkers.  Six of us walked some or all the route, though not all together. 264 more words


[eating out]: Solomons Cafe - Highgate

Solomons Cafe has been on my to-eat list for a very long time. Not because I am a devout organic/raw/vegan, which Solomons specialises in, but mainly because the menu is just so different!  647 more words

Eating Out

At home


….but not at mine. This Highgate home proved to be a lovely environment in which to sketch and with a great opportunity to view objects in situ – ready made still life. More to follow I think.