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est. 2007

Category Archive: London toys and games

Wee find: Nathalie Lete puppet theatre

  Here's the latest in French artist Nathalie Lete's painterly goodness: a children's puppet theatre from Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop. I'm just re-discovering this marvellous Covent Garden-based independent toy boutique, which also has a brilliant new online shop and blog. It's so easy to forget about some Londons' speciality shops, particularly if they're located in the […]

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Shopping in London: V&A shop

Over the past couple of years I’ve posted quite a lot about my favourite bits and pieces from various London museums and galleries, but I’ve never delved into any great detail about the actual shops themselves. So naturally, that’s about to change… It’s a given that any gallery-goer’s journey will end in the designated shop […]

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My Secret London with Neal from Present & Correct (Part 2)

In part two of My Secret London with Neal from Present & Correct, we find out exactly where he shops for stationery, children's toys, skincare … and stacks more. Dig in, birdies. Best for stationery?Present & Correct of course! I always check out Magma, Muji and Shelf too to see what they are stocking on […]

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Shopping in London: Lapin & Me

For those who may have missed my story in Time Out, here are some more pics from my latest fave shop in London, Lapin & Me. The newest arrival to the independent shopping haven that is Columbia Road (well, it's actually just around the corner on Ezra Street, but near enough), Lapin & Me stocks […]

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Time Out London: Lapin & Me

Check out this week's Time Out London for my review of Columbia Road's newest shop opening, Lapin & Me.

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Wee finds: Brit-themed games

Wooden counties jigsaw, featuring almost all the counties in England, Wales and Scotland, £37.50, from Pedlars. Touring England game, based on a 1930s board game. The object is to move around England, using the shortest possible route and without visiting the same place twice. £11.50 from Pedlars. Pedlars 128 Talbot RoadLondon W11 1JA Tel: 0207 […]

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