Tag: East London

Sunday Brunch at Verden, E5

This newly opened cafe / restaurant/ wine bar seems to have been plopped form nowhere into its somewhat questionable location in Clarence Road, Clapton, E5. My friend lives just down the road. She enters the well crafted, black and wooden interior, looks around and muses “Is Clapton ready for this?”. A few moments later with some talk about the changes in Lower Clapton and we guess … Read More Sunday Brunch at Verden, E5

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Lost in London – a film

I just came across this wonderful film “Lost in London”, which was posted a year ago on Vimeo. Makes you realise how fast paced life can get… take a morning to just wonder and soak up the east, meander the streets, parks and watersides, get lost in your own neighbourhood and take a moment to reflect… this is rather lovely. Enjoy the next 9 … Read More Lost in London – a film

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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 and quirky characters and how it’s the essence of … Read More Clapton’s Heart

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Festival: Hackney Weekend Review

Rascals, machines, umbrella(ella, ella, ella)s and Jessie J jealousy…  Tor Cameron takes on Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend last Sunday.  After a rainy start to the morning the sun came out and blessed a mixed crowd to a warm day of pop music and partying at Hackney Marshes on Sunday. Popping to the shops in Stoke Newington to get supplies around 10am, I noticed plenty … Read More Festival: Hackney Weekend Review

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Onra at Birthdays

By the wonderfully bubbly Tor Cameron… Sitting at home on a Wednesday night playing with my new iPad toy, a friend sent me a text to let me know he had a free ticket to see Onra at Birthdays. HELLO! Five minute walk from home, can’t say no! So I wandered down to meet the gang and check this awesome French DJ out live. He started by … Read More Onra at Birthdays

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