Magic, London, England, United Kingdom, photograph by John Londei. Ron MacMillan opened his Fun Shop in In the basement he prepared and demonstrated illusions to professionals. The shop is now run by Ron's son Martin.
Nicole Northway, owner and buyer for One Strange Bird, stocks her small shop on Division Street with unique pieces from independent designers. The shop doubles as a community space in the evenings, when Nicole frequently holds events and DIY workshops.
In the small English seaside resort where my grandmother lived, there were many quaint and slightly disheveled ‘old curiosity shops’ run by old ladies. As a teenager I loved to rummage around these shops for unusual jewelry. Therefore I really like these portraits of England’s small shop owners in The simple things. Photo’s and words (from 70's and 80's) are by the late photographer John Londei. My favorite is the dog salon of Freeda Carson. ‘A lot of my customers came in chauffeur-driven…
Bob Geldof. Geldof was born and brought up in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, a son of Robert and Evelyn Geldof. His paternal grandfather, Zenon Geldof, was a Belgian immigrant and a hotel chef. His paternal grandmother, Amelia Falk, was an English Jew from London.