Old Spitalfields, East End of London
Jun18

Old Spitalfields, East End of London

Old Spitalfields, in the East End of London I’m always having a mooch around Spitalfields, it’s only a few minutes from where I work so I often have a look around the market, especially on a Thursday when it’s Vintage day. You’ll find Spitalfields, snuggled between Brick Lane to the East, Shoreditch to the North and Liverpool Street to the South and West, a small neighbourhood with a rich history going back to...

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Street Art in Shoreditch
Apr29

Street Art in Shoreditch

Street Art in Shoreditch I always have a wander round the streets near where I work in the City, and one of my favourite haunts is around Shoreditch and Spitalfields. Shoreditch has changed massively lately since I was a teenager being dragged round Petticoat Lane and Brick Lane markets with my old Nan on a Sunday morning under the grotty railway arches. Now there’s hip and happening pop-up boutiques, coffee shops and a large...

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Columbia Road Flower Market, Shoreditch, London
May11

Columbia Road Flower Market, Shoreditch, London

Columbia Road Flower Market Columbia Road Everyone should visit Columbia Road Flower Market at least once in their lives as it’s such a fun, vibrant place.  The one drawback is that it does get extremely busy, so much so that nobody can move down the tiny width of the street and this is what stops me from going more often! Columbia Road is in Hackney, the very depths of the East End of London, sitting right on the edge of the...

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