Category Archives: Events

Volunteering at the London Marathon

For many years I have watched the London Marathon on the television, marvelling at the images of seemingly ordinary people doing an extraordinary thing: running 26.2 miles and often raising incredible sums of money for charity. For a few years … Continue reading

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A little bit of cinematic history

When I first moved to Walthamstow I was pleased to see that the area had a cinema. And not a soulless multi-screen complex built in an out-of-town retail park surrounded by fast food chains and pizza restaurants, but a real old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Beautiful Equations

“There is no black and white, only many shades of grey.”¬†These were the words of Dr Kevin Fong who was speaking about medical certainties – or rather uncertainties – at a recent Guardian Members event called “Beautiful Equations”. I received … Continue reading

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Lumiere London – let there be light!

January. Dark, gloomy, long cold nights. Christmas and New Year seem a long time ago, and the summer holidays stretch¬†far away in the future. The media is full of articles on how to beat the January Blues, or how to … Continue reading

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