Foyles bookshop

Six Secret Places In London

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The Camden Town plant nursery is where many Londoners go for their plants around about now. But most of them don’t notice that it has a hidden vegetarian cafe above it, right at the back – and they’re very nice people. 2. Foyles is arguably the best bookshop in the world – but did you […]

Rediscovering London 1: Soho

Soho-London

Recently I mentioned that the more I traveled the less I found comparably pleasing in London, from obvious complaints (litter and dirt, public advertising, poor pedestrianisation) to larger, less solvable problems (endless privatisation, sky-high rents, overcharging and overcrowding). I’ve been bugged most of all by the half-hearted approach to problem solving; for example an initiative […]