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Rainy Day in Colourful Notting Hill

Another rainy day in London but the colours of Notting Hill still shine through.

I absolutely loved the market along Portobello Road. And if it wasn’t raining, we would probably have enjoyed it even more. 44 more words


January 2016: Crowds

I don’t get road rage.

That may also be because I can’t drive.

I do get ‘crowd rage’.

People who stop in the middle of a moving crowd—do you WANT me to erode you, selfie-girl? 234 more words

Vinyl Café Opens on Portobello

Venue: Vinyl Café, Portobello Road 

Interviewers: Tom Charles and Angel Lewis 

Interviewee: Jake Furey, owner

In this era of gentrification, Urban Dandy was cheered by a visit to Vinyl Café on Portobello, which has grown out of the owner’s hugely successful vinyl stall on Portobello market that also imports vinyl from all over the world.  1,074 more words

Angel Lewis


{Southwark Bridge, London Bridge, Tower Bridge, and the Shard}

In my mind, life in London is so glamorous. Being there makes me feel independent, and the city life empowers me. 732 more words


Dressing for Job Interviews

For the past two weekends, I’ve been going to job interviews (omg it’s happening you guys). Regardless of the field you’re applying to, appearance is key. 315 more words


Urban Dandy Meets Westway Trust

“To bring high street chains in to the area would be commercial suicide”

Our burgeoning blog has been full of reports of high levels of…

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First Time in London

After an amazing time in Hong Kong Elizabeth and I were off to our next destination: London. I’d only ever passed through there on the way to/from somewhere else when I lived in Wales a few years earlier, so it was exciting to finally be visiting. 277 more words