God love you, East London. Never change. All taken today in Shoreditch. Marvellous.
This weekend saw the return of one of the most exciting food events for Lewisham Locals. It's big (4,400 people visited this weekend), it's varied (12 stalls, 5 bars, about 8 different cuisines) and it's bloody delicious. Y'all KNOW what I'm talking' about. Yup. It's this: Model Market describes itself as a "game changer" and … Continue reading Local Treasures: Street Feast MODEL MARKET
Another request from Lovely One, but one I was only too happy to fulfil. This was the cake on the table at school, the lunchtime special on high days and holidays and oh my, it's every bit as good as I remember. It's really so simple - a pound cake resting on a bed of … Continue reading Nostalgia and Pineapple Upside Down Cake
**disclaimer: I'm "reviewing" this exhibition in the sense that I'm trying to make sense of how it made me feel and what I enjoyed about it. I'm no fashion professional and I'm a newby at most things, so forgive me if the references I'm supposed to understand fly over my head. Like all opinions, this is … Continue reading Review: Savage Beauty @ V&A
I made a startling discovery this week: my plans for travel, house redecorating and various adventures was going to be severely curtailed by lack of funds. #Middleclassproblems, you say (because like me you're ancient enough to think that saying "hashtag" out loud isn't the world's most embarrassing thing to do), but needs must and I've … Continue reading Budget Time: Green Curry Cauliflower Soup
SO, nearly a month after myself and Lovely One travelled there, and some weeks after I posted about the frankly unsettling Fasnacht tradition of chasing each other round the streets in marching band gangs (it's sort of like The Warriors only not quite as deadly... I hope), here's a roundup of our trip to Basel. … Continue reading Basel Roundup