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Lastly my fragrance purchase below pic taken in my car.

i got 100 ml comme des garçon- play 

very unique citrus based scent.

Also today I wore my fresh pair of Edwin Ed-39 rainbow selvedge it was a perfect fit which I will upload on the Edwin thread in a few months.

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Bethnal Green is quite gentrified in patches these days. Whereabouts are you from @SF2Turbo? I grew up in Sidney Street, just up the road!

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5 minutes ago, Maynard Friedman said:

Bethnal Green is quite gentrified in patches these days. Whereabouts are you from @SF2Turbo? I grew up in Sidney Street, just up the road!

Yeah i'm very familiar with Sidney street and the surrounding areas i have grown up in Tower Hamlets, Initially i used to live in poplar, than in my late teens i moved to Bethnal Green. with my family where i lived for 8 years of my life. I have since moved to outer London, but Bethnal Green and Poplar will always be home to me no matter where i move, too many memories.

I can still get to Bethnal Green by car within 20 mins, which is what i did today. I left my car parked next to Bethnal Green station and took the tube.

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Bethnal Green sure brings back memories. Had lots of friends there when I was I lived in London a few years back. 

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I’ve also lived on the Isle of Dogs and Bow (just off Roman Road). Where do you live now, have you become Essex Man?! :D

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3 minutes ago, Maynard Friedman said:

I’ve also lived on the Isle of Dogs and Bow (just off Roman Road). Where do you live now, have you become Essex Man?! :D

Yes you are right i am now an Essex man:) lol . I have quite a few friends from Isle of dogs and bow.

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9 minutes ago, Bobbo said:

Bethnal Green sure brings back memories. Had lots of friends there when I was I lived in London a few years back. 

Fun place to be these days. Also transport connection to central London is convenient as can be. I see alot of people wearing selvedge denim in that area. Never directly talk to anyone about selvedge denim they might think i'm weird which i kind of am:rolleyes:

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What a lovely place to live! it's as flat as a pancake.

It looks like folks houses are really well maintained... over here, where you used to be able to employ a 'tradesperson' to restore your ornamental woodwork, you now have to employ an 'artisan' at 3x the cost so in contrast, even the swanky houses are getting a bit crumbly.

I think the little blue/green wooded joint is my favourite.

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Thanks, yeah it’s an alright place to live. it’s pretty flat but as soon as you get to the outskirts of town it gets a little hilly.

A very quit and safe place so good for starting a family. That’s why I moved back. Some of the wooden houses ornamentation is really something else. Yellow house in pic 4 is one of them. We own a one story brick house from the 60’s thankfully, so no restorations needed of that sort.

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^ That’s my favourite too.

Nice photos @Spiraltoy, quite an impressive town for such a small population.

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I'd love number three and a back garage full of 1970s /1980s Volvos

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Beautiful scenery Duke. Love old buildings 

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We’re 5 minutes from beautiful cliff walks and a pretty decent beach

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Typical narrow street and where many of the little shops can be found

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Great stuff b_F, what’s the name of your city?

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b_F is certainly singen the praises of his hometown.

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^ And here was I thinking that one would even be too low for you ;)

 

@Duke Mantee It certainly is. Or the whole area called Hegau. Close to the Lake of Constance and the Swiss border. I moved here nearly 8 years ago and have never regretted my decision.
I wouldn't mind visting Arbroath though :D

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8 hours ago, Babaron said:

@Spiraltoy Good ol' Lich!!! 

Jajjemän!

sorry bout the neg rep.

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2 hours ago, Spiraltoy said:

Jajjemän!

sorry bout the neg rep.

Fint skare va! I'm from Vara originally so have spent a lot of time in Vänerns Pärla.

No probs about the rep! 

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On 1/12/2020 at 8:00 PM, SF2Turbo said:

Just back from shopping getting out of Bethnal Green station. And pics of Bethnal Green area. Very trendy these days but growing up it used to be a very dangerous place still is to an extent.

 

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ahh good memories! I was at QMUL from 2010-13 so was here quite a bit! I used to have lectures in Genesis!

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As we are all in lockdown we were very excited to find a trail that wasn’t gated and closed to the public. Good to get some fresh air. 
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