Posts Tagged ‘London Borough of Camden’

Camden farmer’s market

Here we have Norfolk’s ambassador to Camden presenting his wares at Camden farmer’s market. Ever since I’ve been in Camden I’ve wondered, and asked, often why Camden doesn’t have a farmer’s market. If I get the urge, I tend to wander up to Parliament Hill Fields on a Saturday morning. Well, now it does on […]


London Olympics 2012, Dave goes to…

I’ve spent the last ten years in a big “so what” about the Olympics coming to London. That was until the opening ceremony blew us all away and confused the Americans. Now, like Charlie Brooker, I’ve been won over. After and hour of clicking on Sunday night, I scored a ticket for a REAL SPORT! […]


London Festival of Photography

Having hibernated yesterday because of Jubilee rubbish grinding London to a halt and the awful weather, today I resolved to do better and hit up the London Festival of Photography. We saw a few exhibits last year and they were pretty good, and they’re well clustered in easy to get at parts of London. First […]


Shiny New Kings Cross

Kings Cross – Images by David HodgkinsonThe new Kings Cross opened this week, a day ahead of schedule with an awesome new ticket hall and new passenger flows with an airport-style arrivals and departures scheme and of course, a refurbished platform 9 3/4. The things has been reviewed to death by the likes of Ian […]


Minnie Weisz Studio – Wet Plate Colloidon Photography, Ambrotypes and Daguerrotypes

At the Minnie Weisz Studio

On our way back from our usual Sunday afternoon Womble to Kings Cross to see the shiny new buildings via the usual St Pancras Old Church and Camley Street natural park, we came across one of the not railway arches was open and demoing some photographic techniques. The Minnie Weisz Studio, bills itself as teaching […]


Camden – a little history

Thanks to Paulo Rodrigues in the Camden flickr group for unearthing the information here. I’ve been in Camden about four years now firstly down on Delancey Street but now in the heart of what used to be the main interchange for wine, beer, gin and whisky. The two big names locally being “Gilbeys” and “Pickfords”: […]


Camden Lock Market Food

We’re lucky enough to live right by Camden Lock market and its delights, sometimes even venturing for foods on tourist days. This Easter weekend was supposed to have a special “breakfast” theme but as far as I could tell, it was the same wide variety of foods on offer inlcuding, but not limited to: curry, […]