Month: May 2012

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bikes i don’t know whether i could cope with the madness of london if it wasn’t for my bike. i absolutely love the sense of freedom & independence it gives me; and london immediately feels smaller when i tackle it by bike. it’s been great to see how cycling has become so much more popular in london over the past few years together with much better infrastructure (and more workshops!). from having been the odd […]

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Poplar Poplar sounds a bit like “popular” and yet that’s probably one thing that it is not – with most Londoners at least. If people know of it at all it’s often because of it’s sad connection with gang and knife crime. And very recently the BBC’s “Call the Midwife” has brought a slightly more nostalgic touch to Poplar’s history of poverty and deprivation that’s still present for many people today. I’m very intrigued about […]

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green ┬áit’s been raining so much in the past weeks that i totally got over being grumpy about it – the way i can usually easily get when it rains. it’s as if it’s become such a normal part of my day to get into my waterproofs, out of then again, get them to dry before putting them back on – maybe it’s just that it’s all of a sudden so predictable: it just will […]

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tradition (2) we have a tradition in the community i live in to spend the may bank holiday weekend together – usually going away to the country side. this year for some practical reasons the going-away didn’t work out so we’re spending the weekend-away at home. we had to do the same 2 years ago, and it seemed that this set so much creativity free in us to make sure we still have great quality […]