Shops & Markets Category

Sunday 02 October, 2011

Arch 389 – Hackney

This is such a good retro furniture shop. I was in need of an ergonomic chair for my desk as the one I have is one of those little french cafe style chairs which frankly are damn uncomfortable over any length of time…

Saturday 30 July, 2011

Cha Cha Cha – Muswell Hill

Located in Muswell Hill, a little northern village whose main claim to fame is that it has one of every chain of bank from HSBC to the Co-op, Cha Cha Cha is a great looking shop full of lots of 1960′s stuff…

Friday 17 June, 2011

Borough Market – London Bridge

So as you can see I had trouble ‘editing’ my photo selection here, so I just thought ‘to hell with it I’ll put them all up’. Borough Market is my favourite market in London due to the sheer range of choice as you can see from my pictures. I definitely have my favourite spots too, number 1. on the list is the mismatched chocolates from L’Artisan du Chocolat, a bag costs only £2.50 because they’re a bit bashed up, such a bargain!…

Saturday 23 April, 2011

John Sandoe – Chelsea

I hate to admit it but I don’t buy books from bookshops anymore. Why bother when you can get them online for half the price…

Sunday 10 April, 2011

Labour and Wait – Shoreditch

From enamel colanders and bread bins, to horsehair brooms, linen dishtowels, stainless steel kettles and old-fashioned school notebooks…

Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Tate Modern Bookshop – Southbank

I’ve never been keen on Museums or Art galleries. I find that when paintings, furniture or artefacts of any kind are out of their intended habitat…

Monday 07 February, 2011

Paper Dress – Shoreditch

So the principle of off the rack – and by that I mean clothes that come in all sizes to fit everyone – is all very well but it does mean that you have to sacrifice any originality whatsoever…