Tag Archives: Walthamstow

Modern Life is Rubbish

Or the Great Plumbing Scam as I was going to name this post! Who was it who first coined the phrase “Modern Life is Rubbish”? I’ve tried googling it to find the derivation of the phrase, but I couldn’t find … 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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The Driver’s Seat

The chosen book for June’s meeting of the Walthamstow Waterstones monthly Book Group was The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark. I hadn’t read any books by Muriel Spark before, but saw the film of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” … Continue reading

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Mini-Holland – The Trial Run

This gallery contains 11 photos.

I wrote the piece below a year ago when the Walthamstow “Mini-Holland” trial was taking place. I was having a drink in my local pub thinking about the introduction of the trial and decided to put my thoughts onto paper. … Continue reading

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