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est. 2007

Category Archive: Shopping in South East London

5 good things you should see (and buy) in London right now

1. The Animal Olympics Can you see one of Charlotte Cory’s brilliantly bonkers artworks lining the centuries-old walls of Windsor Castle? Apparently it’s true, and word is that the Queen is a huge fan of the London artist. (I’d believe anything after her starring role in the James Bond skit). You can see what all […]

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It’s Wee Birdy’s 5th birthday! Win an Alex Monroe necklace!

To celebrate Wee Birdy’s 5th birthday, I’m giving away FIVE fabulous prizes over the next FIVE days. Each prize is something I truly love and hand-picked especially for you, my dearest and most lovely readers. Today’s prize is a stunning Alex Monroe ‘All the Best’ necklace from his new ‘Best of British Collection. Featuring a […]

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Shopping in London: A guide to buying mid-century modern. Part 1

It’s here, it’s finally here! The modernist’s guide to shopping for mid-century furniture and decor in London. First stop is The Midcentury Show at Lords on Sunday, where 50 vintage dealers from around the UK will be showcasing their wares to modern enthusiasts. Sign up to their mailing list for news about their excellent events, […]

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Christmas shopping nights in London – part 2

 As promised, here's part two of my Christmas shopping round-up, which actually includes quite a few fairs and fetes, so it's not strictly nights. Part three coming tomorrow… 1 December: Supermarket SarahGet stuck into the spoils of Portobello market courtesy of Supermarket Sarah, when she’ll be setting up shop in the Poke foyer of the […]

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Birdy pick of the week

Hans Bølling's wooden duck (£64) and duckling (£34), from the Design Museum shop. The story behind the inspiration for the pair is pretty cute, too: "In Springtime Copenhagen, 1959, a policeman stopped the traffic in order to let a young family of ducks cross the street. The moment was captured by a photographer and created […]

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London must-eats: Raclette at Borough Market

There’s much to love about living so close to London’s Borough Market. It’s become our little Saturday morning ritual, where we take it easy and wander around the stalls, check out the new produce, and make a beeline for Konditor & Cook for a “real” coffee (because Monmouth's always too busy). But sometimes? I’m not […]

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