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Curiosity: Life Stories in Camden

A few Fridays ago, I set off on a walk to The British Museum for some late night culture, via the mulled wine stall in Camden market, of course.  At just before 7pm, I didn’t expect many of the shops … Continue reading

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Drink Shop Do: A crafty café at Kings Cross

I know that every London blogger and their cat has posted about the wonderful Drink Shop Do craft café in Kings Cross so I’m a little behind the pack.  As such, I’m sure you already know that it’s housed in … Continue reading

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On Sunday my friend, Samantha, and I trekked out to Bethnal Green for Bust magazine’s Craftacular.  We had read on their promotional material that the first 100 people would receive a goodie bag of homemade treats so we arrived 15 … Continue reading

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Cologne Christmas Market: Gift Shopping at Night

I realise that I’ve gone a little Christmas Cuckoo this week but I’m really in the festive mood!  Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland opened on the same night as South Bank’s Cologne Christmas Market so I went to both!  I alighted … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland: Festive Cheer at Hyde Park

I arrived at the Winter Wonderland expecting a modest Christmas market similar to the one at South Bank (which I’ll post about soon).  What I found was a vast playground of all types of entertaining diversion!  Mum and I were … Continue reading

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Bermondsey Square Antiques Market

There are few reasons to get out of bed at 3:30am – Bermondsey Square Antiques Market is one of them.  It’s not so much the treasures to be found or the good prices (most of the antiques were out of … Continue reading

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Caroline Carrier: Vintage China at Camden Passage

I had intended to enjoy a very virtuous Saturday morning in Angel with a 10am Powerplate workout followed by an 11am Pilates class.  Unfortunately, my subconscious sabotaged my efforts; I accidentally booked both classes for 10am.  This turned out to … Continue reading

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Lost in Beauty: Vintage Glamour in Primrose Hill

When I’ve had enough of the macho bravado of businessmen in the City, I can rely on Lost in Beauty to remind me of all that is feminine and glamorous.  Walking into this beauty boutique in Primrose Hill is akin … Continue reading

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Kilburn Car Boot Sale: A Collection of Tatty Surprises

I’ve found a new way to peacefully while away a Saturday morning.  For the last couple of weeks I’ve ambled up to Hampstead to rummage around in Jackie’s wares.  This week, keen to expand my flea market repertoire, I headed … Continue reading

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The Big Swish: Fashion Swap Carnage!

I hosted an accessory swapping party yesterday and now have a box full of new gems.  My friends and I had a lot of fun relaxing with tea and browsing each other’s pre-loved treasures.  That is the way to swap!  … Continue reading

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