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Quite possibly my favourite thing about Columbia Road Flower Market, is that you can go a hundred times and never have the same experience.
Each visit shows you something new, something fresh and something lovely.
Whether it’s the changing seasons bringing a change of stock, seeking out a new restaurant, discovering a new vintage stall, or falling in love with a new band… I don’t think you could ever tire of this place.
“I always keep a bottle of champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes, the special occasion is having a bottle of champagne in the fridge.” -Hester Browne
If you’re into photography then you will probably have heard the name Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Apparently yesterday was the most miserable day of the year.
I had hoped that Florence would be immune to January’s drizzly, grey charms…
… but sadly it is not.
The mists we had enjoyed watching roll in across the hills, soon surrounded the city. A thick, lumpy duvet of cloud lay over the rooftops and lazily dusted us in rain.
The weather gods occasionally took a break to yawn and go off for a cuppa now and then, leaving us to scuttle through the wet streets and enjoy the sites once more.
The best pizza is almost never found in fancy restaurants.
Forget white linen table cloths, silverware and extensive menus. If you want real, Italian pizza, you’ve gotta think small.
The tiny-hole-in-the-wall joints where you order at the counter and rip off slices with your fingers, that’s where you’ll find the really good stuff.