Shops & Markets Category

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Friday 01 June, 2012

Daunt Books

The Daunt Books flagship store is one of the most glorious bookshops you will ever see. It mimics a beautiful old library from one of England’s palaces and reminds me of Lord Groan’s personal library in Gormenghast. Here they don’t arrange books by alphabetical order but by country as it’s primarily a travel bookshop, so [...]


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Thursday 10 May, 2012

W. Martyn – Muswell Hill

Would you just take a look as this place, how gorgeous is this shop! Established well over a hundred years ago and still run by the same…


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Sunday 22 April, 2012

Chase & Sorensen – Hackney

Chase & Sorensen is a pretty stylish cafe. It’s a furniture shop predominantly specialising I think, in mainly Scandinavian furniture…


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Thursday 19 April, 2012

International Magic – Clerkenwell

I come here for the free entertainment. International Magic was founded over 50 years ago by a well known magician and is now run by his son who’s a character I can tell you…


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Monday 02 April, 2012

Pelicans & Parrots – Dalston

Like its sister store Pelicans & Parrots Black, Pelicans & Parrots sells a little bit of everything, vintage clothes, taxidermy, accessories, antiques, pictures and such like all beautifully displayed…


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Thursday 08 March, 2012

Beyond Retro – Dalston

Beyond Retro is the kind of place East Londoners love. In fact I think it’s because of places like this that people live here. Croissants and coffee within spitting distance of vintage clothes, so close you can smell the moth balls! I love the look of the Beyond Retro cafe…


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Thursday 12 January, 2012

Fee Fee La Fou – Dalston

This a bonkers shop, I just love how colourful it is and all the weird stuff it sells. Set up by an artist who was getting a bit lonely in her studio, she created this…