People & Places Category

Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Dream Houses Part 1

These are just a few of my dream houses that I’ve seen whist cycling about Hackney and the City. I love all the old Huguenot houses around Spitalfields especially the one numbered ‘Eleven and A Half’ and random gothic mansions…

Sunday 30 December, 2012

40 Winks – Whitechapel

I think most people have probably heard of 40 Winks by now but for those of you that haven’t, I have to share… this place is just gorgeous, utterly debonair just like the owner David Carter a renowned interior designer and true English dandy…

Saturday 29 December, 2012

MC Motors – Dalston

It was when I was at Ruby’s in Dalston that I discovered MC Motors. I say ‘discovered’ the truth was I was chatting to Tom the owner of Ruby’s and he mentioned MC Motors a few times…

Saturday 22 December, 2012

Rough Luxe Hotel – Kings Cross

The Rough Luxe is a fantastic little boutique hotel where every room is different from the next and each has an interesting piece of contemporary art on the wall. It’s handy in terms of location…

Tuesday 04 December, 2012

Brunswick House – Vauxhall

The first thing you might think when you walk out of Vauxhall tube station is “where the hell am I? This can’t be right?” but have faith, keep walking through the land that property developers forgot until you get to an incredibly elegant Georgian house overlooking a nightmarish tangled roundabout…

Monday 26 November, 2012

Maltby Street – Bermondsey

So rumour has it that the rent on stalls at Borough Market is getting so expensive that some of the traders have decided to quit and move to nearby Maltby street and the surrounding area instead, don’t quote me on that it’s just what I heard…

Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Blitz Vintage – Brick Lane

Blitz is a pretty sophisticated vintage shop. It’s a lot slicker than most vintage stores, some real money has been spent making it stand out from the rest…