Reading time: 4 minutesSince I went freelance nearly four years ago, I’ve spent a lot of time working in – and a lot of time talking about – The Royal Festival Hall in London’s South Bank Centre. Today is the last day I’ll cycle up here from home in London. Next week we’re moving to Bristol, and really […]
Reading time: 2 minutesSerco staff struggle to cope with the overflow bike parking near Waterloo Station by London’s South Bank. They were having to free up some docking stations so people could check their bikes in. The surplus bikes are then loaded on to a lorry and distributed to empty or depleted cycle hire locations around the capital. […]
Reading time: 1 minute142 Court Lane, East Dulwich Anne Shelton 1928-1994 Popular singer and the World War II “Forces’ Favourite” lived here Voted by the People This blue plaque was unveiled on 6 October 2008. Further info on the DulwichOnView website.
Reading time: 1 minuteThe following from my Dad made me chuckle, especially the inscription: As we were approaching Tate Modern from Southwark Street a couple of weeks ago we came across a curious statue in Sumner Street. The larger than life-size grey figure wears clothes that flutter in the wind and is mounted on a plinth bearing no […]
Reading time: 1 minuteTo mark last week’s change of London’s Eurostar terminus from Waterloo to St Pancras here’s a photo I snapped from the bus a couple of weeks ago. This parade of shops and restaurants is immediately opposite King’s Cross and St Pancras stations. Sandwiched between Orlando’s Cafe and Eddie’s Fish Bar is Euro Tandoori. As they […]
Reading time: 1 minuteUpdate to this blog post (June 2010): Cafe on the Rye Open 7 DAYS A WEEK 9am-4:30pm November – February 9am-5:30pm March – October. For all info see the Cafe on the Rye website.
Reading time: 1 minuteCongratulations to The Bishop, winner of Best Bar in East Dulwich 2007 as voted for by members of the East Dulwich Forum. The results are here. And the reaction here.
Reading time: 1 minutePeckham Rye Park cafe opened for business yesterday and according to these East Dulwich Forum regulars, so far so good.
Reading time: 1 minuteI have it on good authority that the café will open on Monday 12th November. Hooray! I met the people who’ll be running it today, they were kind enough to show me round. It looks fantastic. The very best of luck to them 🙂
Reading time: 1 minuteInteresting to see the arrival this week of The West Dulwich Forum – “Talk about property, restaurants, pubs, shops, services, transport, planning, it’s up to you…” It has a striking resemblance to the East Dulwich Forum. I wonder if they are they by any chance related? Another feed for my RSS reader…