London’s Secret Floating Bookshop | Words on the Water

What? Words on the Water Where? Regent’s Canal Towpath, Kings Cross, N1C 4LW, London Type: Second-hand bookstore Highlights: The bookstore itself! It is literally floating on water. This post I’ll be speaking to probably one of the most picturesque bookstores I’ve ever seen. Side note: If you’re a Central Saints Martins student at UAL, youContinue reading “London’s Secret Floating Bookshop | Words on the Water”

Iconic Places | The British Library

I’ve been very lucky to check off a bucket list item last summer which ended with me visiting the largest library in the world! (in terms of catalogued items). Thousand year old books sit in shelves, amazing architecture, and great instagrammable photo spots for your bookish self to indulge in. Pretty neat 😍 I wannaContinue reading “Iconic Places | The British Library”

London’s Best Independent Bookstore | London Review Bookshop

What? London Review Bookshop Where? 14-16 Bury Pl, Holborn, WC1A 2JL, London Type: Independent Bookstore / Non-specific Highlights: Contemporary Fiction Speaking of bookstores hidden in narrow street alleys; London Review Bookshop accurately fits that description. The dark green exterior provides a lovely contrast to the ever-changing display of colorful books on the windowsill, for aContinue reading “London’s Best Independent Bookstore | London Review Bookshop”

Libreria Bookstore | Secret London

What? Libreria Bookstore Where? 65 Hanbury St, London, E1 5JP Type: Independent / Selected Highlight: Staff Picks Libreria bookstore is possibly one of London’s best kept secrets, if I could describe Liberia anything it would be either Aladdin’s Cave of wonders or Ariel’s undersea grotto of prized treasures. The architecture and layout of the spaceContinue reading “Libreria Bookstore | Secret London”

COVID-19: Bookish Businesses Edition

COVID 19 has not only impacted physical brick and mortar stores but also many small or individually owned business. It’s a ripple effect that trickles down to the gears of the business and hinders it temporarily during this time. Small businesses are the soul and artistry that provide the individuality that sets them apart fromContinue reading “COVID-19: Bookish Businesses Edition”

Nottinghill!

What? The Notting Hill Bookshop Where? 13 Blenheim Cres, Notting Hill, London W11 2EE. Type? Independent Bookstore Highlight: Children’s Books Okay okay, so if you’re thinking about the sappy cheesy rom com movie with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant than yes you are correct into thinking this bookstore is one and the same. Yup IContinue reading “Nottinghill!”