At least the part that lets me talk about my favorite market. Set in the heart of Central London is Covent Garden Market. It's a mishmash of artists selling handicrafts, plenty of local food and some permanent yet extremely interesting shops. Think of things like candy stores selling almost extinct traditional English sweets. Or Whittard, where almost all these mugs come from. Whittard is a tea and coffee store, which means they sell several types of teas, numerous coffees and everything in the equipment/crockery department you need to enjoy these beverages. The first time I went there, I wanted to buy the entire store. As an added bonus, they had a 50% sale this time round so I got me that lovely harlequin hand painted kettle that rests on top of a matching cup. The cute little striped cups are hand painted too. And do you see that nursery rhyme cup - the hare rests with a cup of tea while the smart tortoise makes it to the finish line with a cupcake.
The one mug that doesn't come from Whittard comes from my other favorite place in London. My friend had seen these penguin mugs with names of books on them and wanted one, so I went to the best place for everything bookish - the Charing Cross Road.
What you don't see here is my big huge stash of groceries. I think I bought a year's supply of everything you can't find easily in India. So if you are in Mumbai and craving something you can't buy here, give me a shout.