Some places become so associated with a certain class of person or lifestyle that they become intrinsically associated. Thanks to Mr Tony Blair and his cohorts, the word Islington now conjures a whole range of desirable and undesirable overtones - polenta, The Guardian, metropolitan middle class smugness and so on.
And so, dear reader, we pose you this question. What do the following places have in common?
... and Garnethill, Glasgow
The Cliff, Manchester
... and West Didsbury, Manchester
South Street, Philadelphia
The Marais, Paris
The "Golden Triangle", Norwich
Campo Dei Fiore, Rome
Find out after the jump ...
All those districts are the world's answer to Notting Hill, according to Google.
So, now you can tour the world without leaving west London's funkiest enclave. To paraphrase Rupert Brooke, there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever W11.