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Cider, Poetry, and Vintage Glory

“Let’s start the day off with a pint of cider, shall we?”

Strolling through a Hades of tourism like Borough Market can be a stressful experience. 1,217 more words

South London Diaries

Abstracticus - the positive approach

Alan’s been all over the world, and perhaps that’s where his love for objects and curiosities comes from. His quirky shop Abstracticus on New Cross Road is as much a gathering place as a business. 504 more words

Urban Jungle

Thankfull Sturdee in Deptford

Above: A photograph by Sturdee, taken about 1895, of the Deptford end of Mill Lane (now called Brookmill Road).

Above: Today’s view of Brookmill Road, taken from Google maps. 342 more words


Sir John Evelyn’s Charity

Above: Evelyn Street provides a reminder of the one-time local resident John Evelyn.

‘Reminiscing the Past’

The long straight road called Evelyn Street will always be a reminder of the courtier and diarist who lived for much of his life in a manor house on a large piece of land called Sayes Court. 586 more words


Are Boris bikes finally coming to Greenwich? The mayor backs it...

The prospect of London’s cycle hire scheme coming to Greenwich came a step closer this morning after mayor Boris Johnson backed a proposal to bring the scheme to the area. 586 more words

Local Stuff

New Cross and Telegraph Hill

Above: A wide angle view looking west with New Cross Road (curving round towards the right) and Queen’s Road (at the bottom left) forming a fork in the road. 496 more words