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A pair of (literal) 'house breakers' are caught in Spitalfields

When Mr Smart let his house in Gun Street, Spitalfields to Mr and Mrs Fadey he probably had no idea of the trouble it was going to cause him.John Fadey and his wife Mary were elderly and poor but they had a letter of reference from a man who was ‘then making a good figure in the world’, Mr Groebecker. 328 more words

Alfred Purssell writes a begging letter in 1896

The Providence (Row) Night Refuge was founded in 1860, and heavily supported by Alfred Purssell, and his children, and sons-in-law almost from its foundation. Wilfrid Parker, Alfred Purssell’s  son in law, was chairman of the committee in 1931, Wilfrid’s nephew George Bellord was also on the committee. 1,010 more words


OMG the duck is freakin'

I remember when street food in London meant a ’99 for less than a quid or a greasy hot dog from Billy Bunters.

Spitalfields Market has become an area where many people pay top bucks for lunch, and the market is responding with much more choice. 293 more words


Inito, Spitalfields

A great find with this little Indian gem in Spitalfields

Curry, chaat or puri and beer for a tenner 

Out & About In London

Sundays at Columbia Road Flower Market

I don’t claim to know that much about London.

At. All.

I really don’t, and so when it comes to finding new places to explore, I love recommendations from seasoned Londoners. 312 more words

The Honest Burger - Brunch

I do love a good brunch! My sister and I went to Spitalfields for a spot of Brunch today. I was an Honest Burger virgin, I was impressed with the food, the portions and the pleasant staff. 33 more words


During this month of August, this delicious and lovely, care-free month of August, I’ve been trying really hard to not be in slouchy and gross clothes when I come home from my daily doings. 68 more words

Tatty Devine