Polished smooth; first by horses hooves and steel shod cartwheels. Now by an army of tourists. And us.
There's a lot more designer gear now and the second hand stuff is a lot more classy than it used to be. But you can still pick up a record player;
I have to confess I was drawn to 'Modfather', a MOD clothes shop at the bottom of the stables. All the gear you could want and more besides.
The scooter is definitely a bit over the top for me but I did clock the cool geezer in the doorway.
This is definitely much more 'me' - understated with a very cool flame artwork.
As you can see, it's become a meeting place for men of a certain age - reliving their youth in the 1970's like me. This is mainly The Walthamstow Scooter Club, out for the day just like we were.
There's everything in Camden - here you can buy every possible item for (ouch!) body piecing;
It always seems to me that every time I come, all the stalls are different - there is a big turnover. However 'Cyberdog' has been a long term fixture - it's got loud music, dramatic lighting and some very interesting sales staff. This is the shop for clubbers and ravers - it's all fluorescent or LED stuff. So you can buy clothes that light up or belts that flash. you can glow, if that's your thing.
And then, when I was starting to collapse....it was time to go back to the real world.
And we promised each other we'd make it back, somehow.
(a don't stop trill you drop production)
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