The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.27Friday – film night! Now we could have gone pretty much anywhere in the world with speciality video rentals and sales in London but this week let’s go to Green Lanes in Enfield and let’s go Greek. Enfield has a large Greek and Greek Cypriot community. Thinking of Greek films
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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 109Return of the Sunday service and a nod to the religions of London. Plaistow, East London today and one of 59 book shops in London.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.28The most appropriate up to date technology font for a dry cleaners. I’m sure their name didn’t have the same connotations when they opened either. Finchley N3.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.89This has got to be one of my all time favourites. In West Ham today and a Haberdashery come Leather Accessories Supplier. I absolutely love the fact that the shop name has nothing in the slightest to do with what the shop provides. More than that, it is almost the complete antithesis of the infamous secret agent. Unless of course this is a...
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.45With the weather as it is I don’t need to go here anymore. On the borders of Essex (where else!) in Highams Park, E4.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 14Not strictly in keeping with this week’s theme but close enough. I love the visual contrast of the 2 shops here. The hairdryer neon light is a beauty too. These 2 shops are near Palmers Green – Green Lanes N13
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 121Goldhawk Road, Shepherd’s Bush today and a specialist in Italian and Spanish footwear. Not much to say about this except that it is the sort of shop I love, the one that is overlooked, dismissed for being neither derelict and edgy or being beautiful or even well known. It is a classic and hope trade is still brisk after the building of Westfield...
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.87Bank Holiday Weekend. Up until now that could only have meant only mean one thing – DIY. Although this weekend is one of the most significant in the year for DIY retailers as British families look to bring out their BBQs and work on their garden ahead of summer, it seems that Britain has fallen out of love with DIY! Thanks to TV shows such ‘...
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the day No.38Arrrrrrr you salty sea dogs, here’s one for you…Actually does anyone know why lots of sex shops are called ‘Pirate’?
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.84I wanted to do this a while ago and got side tracked so here we go again with the nursery rhyme Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub, who do you think they were? The Butch