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TGIF: 到V&A Museum 享受Weekend !

TGIF: A Weekend at the V&A Museum!

 

又星期五了,Londoner其中一個必去之處就是V&A,難得週五也開放至晚上10時的地方,有pop-up performance、特別展覽、餐飲,氣氛一流。

How do Londoners spend their Happy Friday? Let’s check out the V&A where you can enjoy pop-up performances, exhibitions, food & drinks in a lovely hub till 10 p.m.!

當時London Design Week的展覽。

On exhibition: London Design Week.

另外一個到V&A 的重點是認識時裝的發展史,此外V&A會定期展出不同主題的時裝,甚至於當今時裝大師合作,大家不妨來碰碰運氣你會遇見誰的作品。

You will be able to take a quick glace of the fashion history in the V&A.  There are different thematic fashion exhibitions here – and try your luck to see if you would be able to see the masterpiece of the world’s famous designers!

維多利亞時期的晚裝。

Evening gowns at Victorian period.

19世紀的女仕便服。

Ladies causal wear in the 19th century.

用餐區的佈置如高級餐廳,不過於這個環境吃快餐及share table,可同時與不同的人交流!

The dining area is like a high-end restaurant – where you can have your own food in a much affordable price while sharing the table with different people!

於V&A用餐區的另一角,也是share table。

You can also share your table with guests in another corner of V&A dining area.

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Columbia Road – Vintage 小區及花市集

The Vintage Columbia Road and Sunday Flower Market

 

鮮為人知的街道,離 Brick Lane 不遠,沒有遊客,但有品味的 Londoner 星期日會步行到這裏買鮮花或看 Vintage 精品。

Columbia Road is a hub for many locals who are of good taste and spending their Sundays with vintage accessories and flowers. It is a hidden district from tourists, not far from Brick Lane.

Angela Flanders 是我最喜愛的小店,她的香水全是手工制,為你度身訂造。

My favourite shop: Angela Flanders – where you can get your handcraft and bespoke perfume!

店內充滿懷舊色彩的設計。

The shop is of vintage design.

各式各樣的香水和相關產品。

Different kinds of perfume and products you can treasure hunt.

我在這裏找到自己bespoke香水,摯愛的玫瑰香味難以忘懷。

My bespoke perfume! My all time favourite rose.

行累了可到 Vintage Heaven 的 Cake Hole 吃下午茶。

Check out the Cake Hole in the Vintage Heaven for an afternoon tea after a long walk!

店內還有售賣大量 Vintage 的餐具。

A variety of vintage tableware you can find.

每一件餐具也精挑細選。

The fine selection of the shop – every tableware counts.

整條街道就是很好看的人,很酷。

Spot for cool and good-looking people along the street!

星期日街中央是 Flower Market,價錢不貴;所以很多人前來買花,人頭湧湧。

There is a Flower Market in the centre of the street on Sundays. Busy yet affordable.

市集的花很美。

Beautiful selection in the market.

這裏好像花海,行完Flower Market 再行 Vintage 小店,真正享受人生。

The meaning of enjoying life – a tour of the Flower Sea and vintage shops.

如果有一點肚餓,可步行至Brick Lane 的Beigel Bake 吃 Salt Beef Beigel,價錢是 Oxford Street “Selfridges” 的 1/2,難怪大排長龍!

I’d recommend you for a bite at Brick Lane’s Beigel Bake if you feel like hungry in the middle. 1/2 of the Salt Beef Beigel you can find at “Selfridge” at the Oxford Street. Guess you can tell if it’s a bargain from the queue!

Salt Beef 每日新鮮自製,一件一件放在 Beigel Bread 內,很多汁及嫩口。

Freshly made every day – Salt Beef on the beigel bread. Juicy and yummy.

 

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Covent Garden – 感受倫敦 West End 無限生命力

Covent Garden – The Energy of West End

 

有一句經典名句: ‘If you are tired of London, you are tired of life’.

到了 West End,無論你於 Covent Garden 欣賞國際知名的藝術展、世界聞名音樂劇或由 Covent Garden 步行至 Seven Dials 購物…目不暇給。

‘If you are tired of London, you are tired of life’.

You can certainly recharge yourself at the West End, where you can spend your day with the world’s leading art exhibitions and musicals in the Covent Garden, or do some shopping at the Seven Dials in a working distance. Love it!

此藝術裝置名為”Heart Beat”,用 10 萬個氣球代表這地方充滿著多元及活力。

“Heart Beat” – the art installation symbolizes the diversity and energy of London with 100,000 giant balloons.

Shaun the Sheep 於 Covent Garden 的展覽,由不同設計師及名人負責設計共 120 個 5 尺高的雕像,展覽過後將拍賣,收入將作慈善用途。

Shaun the [email protected] exhibition, Covent Garden – a collection of 120 sculpture by leading artists and celebrities – the artwork will be auctioned for charity.

於 Seven Dials 的小巷,內裏有很多特色小店及餐廳。

Not to miss the special shops and restaurants in the allies of Seven Dials.