The stories of my life on a little island in the middle of the Mediterranean sea ... and my occasional adventures beyond these shores.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Fabulous Fridays: Notting Hill

I know that I said I wouldn’t write about London for a while. But when I recently found myself watching the movie all over again to remember the vibe of the place, I knew that I just had to bow to the muse. Incidentally, was it Notting Hill that made the movie famous or was it the other way around?
I happened to just love this London neighbourhood. It is quirky, with a plethora of vintage clothing stores and little boutiques.
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You’ll find art everywhere – not just in galleries.
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The houses are painted in the most fascinating and vibrant shades.
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It had such a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that it’s hard to believe we were not too far from central London. Notting Hill truly felt like an area of London that I wouldn’t mind living in. Of course, that assumption may be based on the number of bookstores that we came across.
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Yes, it definitely felt curiously homely, which is not usually an adjective that I associate with London.
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So there you have it – Notting Hill in a nutshell.
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And of course, I could not resist sharing this:


  1. My kind of place and I'm missing it!

  2. Hello Loree
    This area of London is so beautiful and full of character. Thanks for sharing your experience at Notting Hill.

    Helen xx

  3. Seriously, this post was like candy. I loved it!

  4. What a fun place to visit, so colorful!

  5. Don't stop writing about London, Loree!

  6. Loree - Loved seeing this special part of London. What a beautiful charming spot. I can see why you loved it. You always have such wonderful pictures too. Hope you have a great week. Thanks too for stopping by to visit me!!

  7. I would have written the same ! I have the same feeling !

  8. I was there in 2006, and the main reason why I visited was of course - the Loved the photos! I'd love to go back to London in the future.

  9. Oh, how beautiful! I love houses with accent colors. They just stood out more. And the movie Notting Hill is one of my favorites!


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