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Tag Archive: London fashion week

gimme shelter

By Marlene | Published: 6. October 2012
When I went to London a few weeks ago, I spent a couple of hours one afternoon people-watching in front of Somerset House. After a little while an older lady approached me. She had accidentally walked into the courtyard and was wondering what all the commotion was about, why all these people were posing for pictures. "Are they trying to be discovered as models." [...]

the london look

By Marlene | Published: 17. September 2012
Oh, London. We hadn't see each other in too long. I'd almost forgotten how dear you are to me. You reminded me again this weekend. When I picked up two pounds of Weekend Guardian in the morning and the news agent called me "luv", six times in one minute. When I had afternoon tea at Liberty. When I bit into a scone with clotted cream. When a Martini tasted [...]