Simple is sweet

And I don’t mean in a let’s-get-back-to-our-coffee-roasting-roots kind of way.   Incidentally, Ako does do good coffee. And sweetly decorated notebooks. And soft padded stationery cases. And is a mini art gallery. And co-shares the space with a record shop and two cats. And does the best interpretation of the elusive British scone that I’ve…

Sofas can float

Well, almost. You might have reached the bottom of this photo and found the floor was missing. Sorry to disappoint you. Ever been to a café with sofas nailed halfway up the walls? With a mattress on an upper level only accessible by a ladder? Or with concrete blocks on wheels for coffee tables? This is what…