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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Clapton’s Heart

I’ve moved to a new area… Clapton… Two digits down from my usual E8 postcode, it feels like a different place, slightly left of Hackney. On the ‘up-and-coming’ radar it has a unique and local personality. If it could speak, it would tell you about the great little market, some super comfy pubs, unique cafes…

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Street Art: Tours

When: Thursdays and Saturdays.   Thursday tour starts at 6PM.  Saturday tour starts at 11AM.   Duration: The duration of the tour is currently around four hours Where: Meet by the Foundry, Old Street (detailed map and directions will be sent to you upon booking!) Cost: £15 http://www.streetartlondon.co.uk/tours Take a tour to see giant rabbits and stoats, small girls holding balloons, bubble headed stick men,…

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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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