Femme Fierce: Reloaded! 2015

Last year on International Women’s Day thousands of people flocked to the legal graffiti area in Leake Street to witness how over 100 female graffiti writers took over the tunnel and set the Guinness World Record for the largest spray painted group mural whilst raising money for Breast Cancer Care. (And I might have set […]

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Street Artists Unveiled #4: Interview Mr Fahrenheit

The identity of the enigmatic artist Mr Fahrenheit is a well-kept secret. The only personal information he shares on his website is that he’s originally from Berlin. Unlike other street artists roaming around London, you won’t be able to find any pictures of Mr Fahrenheit online: it’s all about his work and not about the […]

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Logitech East London Street Art Tour

You know you’ve made it when artists and companies start to invite you to review their products on your blog. Before all PR departments start sending me their latest high-end gadgets worth hundreds of pounds, invitations to Michelin-starred restaurants or exclusive hotels, it’s good to know that I don’t accept all random requests but tend […]

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Sam Peacock Roy's People interview // Dutch Girl in London

Steel Life: Sam Peacock and Roy’s People

A Dutch girl walks into a bar and joins a Yorkshireman, an Essexer and a Midlander… Not the beginning of a joke, but actually the start of an animated interview between fellow blogger Inspiring City, artists Sam Peacock, Roy’s People and myself. The setting was a trendy bar in a popular East London hotel and the […]

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Street Art Museum Amsterdam

One of the best and most unexpected things this blog has brought me is the interaction with interesting and inspiring people all over the world. One of these has been Anna Stolyarova, a Ukrainian-born girl who’s been living in Amsterdam for 15 years now. A few years ago she decided to give up her glamorous career […]

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A Modern Bestiary by Street Artist Phlegm

East London has so much to offer: from hipster cafes, to markets, vintage shops and a vast array of independent boutiques. But to me, it’s the amazing street art that gives this part of London its character and, quite literally, adds a bit of colour to the area. While some walls are covered in dozens […]

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Street Artists Unveiled #2

Last Saturday I explored the London streets of Shoreditch and Hoxton with fellow blogger Inspiring City and stumbled upon lots of live painting, spraying and pasting. Just see for yourself… Jim Vision Earlier that week I took a a leisurely walk around Shoreditch on my own to look what new street art was around while enjoying […]

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Street Artists Unveiled #1

It’s now almost a month ago I sent off my first blog post as Dutch Girl in London. I then wrote about the street art tour I had taken around Brick Lane area, just ‘round the corner from where I live. Feeling inspired by the tour, my camera and I have been obsessively scouring the […]

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Brick Lane, street art in progress

Brick Lane Graffiti Tour

First words that come to mind when you hear Brick Lane: Banglatown, curry houses, trendy people, boutiques, pubs, cafes, record shop, but most of all: STREET ART! Brick Lane is only a 10-min walk from me so I see amazing street art come and go constantly. Last week I decided to go on a graffiti […]

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