Tooting Life – Not Kensington

Ok, this isn’t about Tooting at all, but this does illustrate the diversity of London quite well.  On the one hand, London includes Tooting, with Scary Baby Kebabs, and on the other, it also includes Kensington, in which you find houses with bell pulls like these on the gateposts:

You wouldn’t find that around here, I can tell you that for nothing.  Nevertheless, we are going to have to move to Kensington anyway, just so we can live in this road:

And as luck would have it, Wilby Mews also happens to have the cutest pub in the world on it, so there really is no question in my mind.  Once I’ve saved up a couple of million quid for a studio flat, I’m off.

Author: Rachel Wheeley

Comedian, podcaster, based in London, UK

3 thoughts on “Tooting Life – Not Kensington”

  1. Oh Rach, that’s just perfect ;)

    I see you’ve been giving Nigeygreen a helping hand too – respect!

  2. I cannot even belive how wonderful that is as a street name

    I mean it could have been wilby street and still been pretty cool……

  3. A ha ha ha ha ha – that is the most amazing street name possibly ever, I still like letsby Avenue in Cheltenham but – it could have been made for you xxx

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