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Travel Report: Young Vegans Pie Shop, London.

Young Vegans Pie Shop. May 2019. I’ve always been a committed meat eater, for the most part. I do like me a bit of chicken, some crispy pork, a delicious steak, cooked medium rare if you will. When I was in Beijing I went crazy for duck, while take me to a Lebanese restaurant and […]

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Travel Report: Rock ‘n’ Roll Rescue, London.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Rescue, Camden Town, London. May 2019. One of my favourite things about Camden Town is browsing the various record shops. Back in my pre-digital nomad days I was quite the record collector. I had over a thousand albums, shelves of music books and a precious collection of programs, tickets and memorabilia from […]

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Travel Report: Black Gull Books, London.

Black Gull Books. May 2019. There’s something about Camden Town that feels good for the soul. In fact, whenever I’m back in London, to Camden I come. Partly because of all the second hand record stores and live music spots. But also to browse its independent bookshops. Places that take me back to my childhood […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Tooting Bec.

Cool Spots Around Tooting Bec, London. Following my individual articles on Tooting Bec Common, Dee Light Bakery and Richard’s Kitchen, here’s a roundup of my favourite spots from across Tooting Bec, South London. In terms of tourist attractions there’s little, if anything, to draw overseas visitors to the London neighbourhood of Tooting Bec. Moreover, it’s a pocket […]

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Travel Report: Richard’s Kitchen, London.

Richard’s Kitchen, Tooting Bec, London. May 2019. It was a sleepy afternoon in Tooting Bec and Henry and I were in the mood for a Sunday Roast. In fact, I hadn’t had an English roast in over two years! As good as the food is in China, they’re not so shit hot when it comes […]

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Travel Report: Dee Light Bakery, London.

Dee Light Bakery, Tooting Bec, London. May 2019. Boy have I had some fun over the years exploring the rich cafe scene of London’s Tooting Bec neighbourhood. Over the course of my many stays in South London, I’ve seen the range of coffee shops mushroom; the crown of favourite passing from head to head on several […]

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Travel Report: Tooting Bec Common, London.

Tooting Bec Common. May 2019. There’s always something comforting about turning the corner onto Elmbourne Road and catching those first green flushes of Tooting Bec Common. After all, this beautiful city park has become a symbol of my London home. Not that I stay on the common itself under a tree, I should hasten to […]

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