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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.24

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.24 So that’s planning for you!  Today should have been a baker’s to continue with the rhyme but it’s St Patrick’s Day so we should have probably gone North West where there are some great Irish shops.  But it’s my wife’s birthday and I’m afraid that […]

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 12

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 12 Is this the king of multi purpose shops? Fishmonger, Bric-a-Brac and hairdressers.  Not traditional bedfellows but this shop on the Seven Sisters Road near Holloway Road is having a good go at it.  I’m not sure what is stacked up in the upstairs windows either? […]

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 08

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 08 It’s Friday – which can only mean Fish & Chips.  Love the signage on this chippy in East Ham. Proportionally everything on this shop front really works- almost like a Mondrian painting. ©Barnaby Barford 2015

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Under the Sea

Inspired by a visit to the London Aquarium, I recently spent a pleasurable hour trawling through the Factory, looking at the fish in our collection. Aside from offering endless pun possibilities, fish have significance in all cultures. They act as food and economy for many river and coastal towns, are the basis for one of […]

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