|Dia de los Muertos biscuits|
I also learned that London bus fares are now paid by contactless debit card so it didn't matter that my Oystercard has practically no funds. Important note for other travellers though: London bus drivers can't accept cash for the fare. You will need some variety of plastic.
East Dulwich has some gorgeous shops and restaurants! We spent a while exclaiming in Mrs Robinson which stocks fabulous retro homewares. There are also posh cookware shops and a great place called Lush Designs which has mostly printed lampshades and fabric items. I did make an affordable purchase (wools) in a huge charity shop - St Christopher's - which helps to fund a hospice. The High Street is quite long so browsing and window shopping was a lovely Sunday morning activity. We even got to have a good laugh at the prices at Foxton's which is an upmarket estate agent with what looks like a bar for clients within the shop. Carrie told us that the Brixton branch is usually the first place to get trashed during riots and the ostentatiousness means I can understand why!
We got lucky with our lunch choice as we spotted a board directing us
|Blue Brick Cafe|