By Decade - 38/42 - The Vintage Guide To London
Suck and Chew on East London’s Columbia Road has got to be a real treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. From its candy-coloured shop front to the many old-fashioned treats displayed all around, the shop is a multicoloured wonderland of nostalgic sweeties: if you like cola cubes, rhubarb and custards and handmade organic truffles then you’ll be in heaven.
Drink, Shop & Do is a design shop and café bar just around the corner from King’s Cross station selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares.
Writer Barry Miles, once the head of the Beatles’ spoken word label Zapple and co-founder of the Indica Books and Gallery where John first met Yoko, has compiled a fascinating history of London’s underground and countercultural movements in the decades following the Second World War.