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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 say) by the portion – just £3.25 for one … Read More Dreyfus’ – Clapton Square

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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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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, massive teeth and space invaders… all painted, pasted, created … Read More Street Art: Tours

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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 cook for my friends and family in. Trying to … Read More Trying to find a new house in Hackney

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