If you’re not careful the kitsch contraptions in stationers Pedlars will have you immersed in the shop quicker than you can say ‘Where did the time go?’. But browsing aside, it’s not all weather proof maps and whimsical mugs in this treasure trove.
No twitter or email beeping for an hour out of the day? Yes, please. Every Tuesday their vintage café holds a reading book club where an hour is set aside at from 6.30pm for people to switch off their electronic devices to read, no discussions, no distractions.
Every Friday morning, check the website for their exclusive online sale of rare vintage stock imported from America, Spain and France. Be quick though, those eager beavers crazy for all things vintage leave it selling out within the hour.
Pedlars; 128 Talbot Rd, W11 1JA; Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 11:00-17:00; pedlars.co.uk