This wrapped up tower was either being put up or knocked down, I’m not sure which. London is constantly changing, but it holds onto its past. You might find part of the medieval city wall next to a gleaming modernist highrise, or a druidic burial sight next to a chain restaurant.
Name: Sam Irons
Place you live: London
Place your photo was taken: Dalston, East London
Can you sum up Dalston?: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life” Samuel Johnson, 1777.
What is a perfect day in Dalston? Any sunny day, we get very excited.
A perfect Dalston meal? Oysters and Guinness at The Cow, (Westbourne Park Rd)
What is the best thing about your spot? 300 languages
What is the worst? The weather
A little known fact about where you live? London is officially 1,969 years old.
Your favorite place in the world? Stromboli