Month: July 2012

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east of east london this week made the transformation of post-industrial rough and dirty East London into the showcase of a world spectacle complete: each day that i turned from our street on to Bow Road there were more special 2012 cards &  2012 coaches mixed with the gradually increasing traffic towards Stratford; there’s been constantly a helicopter hovering over our area all week, and since last night’s opening ceremony even 2, plus a lit […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

east london i’ve just been cycling through industrial east london: silvertown, canning town, east india docks… along the tate & lyle factory with its funny smells, the new london pleasure gardens with its crazy labyrinth of stages and light installation , the thames barrier with its abundance of property developers around it, underneath the silvertown viaduct with its eclectic assembly of cafes, print shops, churches and fish shops, and trinity buoy wharf with its new […]

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never, never, never give up i have just spent about 45 minutes writing and re-writing and re-re-writing something about being disheartened and regaining courage – i was just about okay with what i had come up with when through some accidental keyboard combinations i lost my entire text. my entire 45 minutes struggle. all that was left was the heading. i don’t know what more to say about the fact that i’ve been having quite […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

honesty in the past 2 weeks i’ve taken quite a few walks across Tower Hamlets Cemetery which has turned into a little urban jungle thanks to the monsoon-like summer weather. it’s a great little oasis and my favourite choice if i have an urge to see trees. last week i’ve learnt about “honesty”, a plant i didn’t know the name for – i used to call it “moon plant'” because that’s what it looks like […]