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Blowing all my Troubles Away...

Wanstead Flats, East London

Sometimes I just need to get out in the fresh air to have a think and a walk, letting the sunshine warm my face and the cool breeze blow all my troubles away. 32 more words


Gluten Free Fried Chicken at Bird, Shoreditch

Rejoice, one and all! Gluten-free fried chicken exists!

Head to Bird in Shoreditch (42-44 Kingsland Road, E2 8DA) to stuff your face with enough fried chicken to make the Colonel jealous. 68 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Gary 'Pramface' Hoadley: Adult Baby And London Gangland Enforcer

Smudge by Mina

Dear Gary

I’m an elderly widow, living alone in a small flat in Silvertown, East London. Last week, my landlord told me that he was going to double my rent because property values in this area are at an all-time high and that he wasn’t getting ‘a fair whack’ out of me, to use his own words. 359 more words


Walter Fricken Besant on East London

Large and heavy as this old hardback was, it was also a quick read and a most infuriating one (though I enjoyed the illustrations a great deal). 1,960 more words


Dank (Dan Kitchener). Essex, England, UK. Graffiti Artist.

Dank is Essex born, bred, and based. He has only been out painting on the streets for the last eight years (in a big way.) Dank (his street name is only  Dan K–his name.) His day job is illustrator and he has been quite successful at it. 190 more words

Some Reading

Gnome House

Gnome House on Blackhorse Lane has been gently evolving for some time now, gradually turning in to something new. The brick built building with its rows of windows and distinctive façade languished for a long time behind flaking white paint. 775 more words


Flood defence by porwigle

Sunset at the Thames Barrier in Charlton London.

The Thames Barrier is there to prevent flooding in London.

As Seen on 500px – May 2, 2015 at 05:07PM