Tag: Hackney Wick

A Flying Visit to a Folly

I finally made it down the Folly for a Flyover on Sunday afternoon. Lured by rumors of tasty bagels and the chance to hire a row boat on the emerald green canal. The Folly is situated under the A12 flyover – they’ve taken a disused space and created something of a buzzing summer event. As well as the cute café with cuter staff, there … Read More A Flying Visit to a Folly

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Arty Party: Hackney Wicked Festival 2011

When: Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2011 Where: Hackney Wick, various venues Website: http://hackneywickedfestival.co.uk/ Hackney Wicked is once again upon the Wick. Warehouse will be opened up to have a snoop at what the trendy artists are up to in their communes (well, just the art), there’ll be dancing in the street, weird and wonderful things for sale (I loved last year’s swear cushions) … Read More Arty Party: Hackney Wicked Festival 2011

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Coffee is important. A trip to Melbourne last year woke up my drab London tastebuds to this fact. Antipodeans take painstaking lengths to get it right and you can taste the effort. At any point in a coffee bean’s epic journey things can go wrong. Somehow in the UK we think it’s acceptable to drink burnt tasting coffee with limp, soggy froth. Well, it ain’t. My quest for … Read More En Counter

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