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Street Art #166

I’ve been meaning to do this one for absolutely ages.  It’s along the first stretch (the Golborne Road end) of Portobello Road, W10.  The sketches are amazing so do click on the individual images to view a larger version.


Portobello Road Market


This weekend we’re going to Portobello Market to see if we can catch a bargain. I love looking at all the things here; antiques, souvenirs, food, records and vintage goods. 76 more words

Striped silliness

Ah, yes, I’ve definitely reverted to usual behaviour now. Red and navy part-angora striped jumper (Jasper Conran for Debenhams) with a bit of a batwing sleeve thing plus buttons down the shoulders; £2 from Portobello Market. 92 more words


Attractive accessories

Several months on from The Move and Collecting Things Embargo, I am slowly, cautiously, venturing back out into Usual Shopping territory; and Friday morning at Portobello Market – the end beyond the Westway and the branchings-off up Golborne Road, of course – is always an interesting expedition. 160 more words


Portobello Market

Absolute chill afternoon in cold London in Portobello Market. 18 more words

Lifestyle 活

A Londoner's Guide To: Portobello Market

“I love dis great polluted place
Where pop stars come to live their dreams
Here ravers come for drum and bass
And politicians plan their schemes, 1,369 more words

Acklam Village

This Little Island

March 30, 2017

Today is the day Britain leaves Europe.

Two vivid memories spring to mind, both from the early 1990s.

The first incident occurred a few weeks after I arrived in London from Canada. 1,171 more words