The invasion of the poppies – Remembrance Day in London
Photography / Reporting and Journalism / Travel / UK

The invasion of the poppies – Remembrance Day in London

Big Ben’s hands struck 11, its chimes cutting through the dead silent air of Westminster. It’s not uncommon to see thousands of people surrounding this London landmark, but very much so to witness the entire square fall silent in unison for 2 minutes.  This morning, I stood amidst the sea of people, near to the … Continue reading

[UK] East End – London’s Street Art Hub
Culture / Inspiration / Photography / Travel / UK

[UK] East End – London’s Street Art Hub

What is it that pops into your mind at the mention of : “London” ? It might be the iconic Big Ben, the Buckingham Palace, the Tower Bridge, the abundant museums, the Thames river, the immobile Queen’s guards, or the many red double-deckers that dot the streets.Quite shamefully, I have yet to truly discover any of … Continue reading

[UK] Borough Market – London’s Attack on the Tastebuds
Culture / Food / Inspiration / Munch Spot / Photography / Stop n Shop / Travel / UK

[UK] Borough Market – London’s Attack on the Tastebuds

A smokey whiff of cajun weaves its way through the crowd of people in front and, instinctively and quite unconsciously, despite your view being blocked, you follow it. Soon enough, you hear the hiss – a hiss that only fresh meat sizzling on a grill could make, and you start to take your first gulp, … Continue reading