Dreyfus’ – Clapton Square

Nesting on the corner of Clapton Square, Dreyfus’ café opened at the tail end of 2012 serving as a paper-reading, bun-eating, brunchy-breakfasty café in the heart of Hackney. Up front, the best thing about Dreyfus’ is that you can order eggs Florentine or Benedict or Royal (flozzy / benny / rozza as the aussies would…

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Street Art: Shop Front Letters

These larger than life letters light up the shut shops of the streets of Hackney. Changing the gloomy grey (necessary) metal into the colourful initial of the name of the shop sleeping behind it. I think they might be a particularly east London thing. I have no idea of the history of these letters, but apparently they…

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Trying to find a new house in Hackney

Virtually impossible! I lived in the Guardian described “achingly trendy” London Fields, in an unfinished new build, but found it painfully trendy. Too much vintage fun with a retro feel for my ageing mind. These days, I’d like to find a home; ideally a house with a garden, a living room and a nice kitchen I can…

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