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Day 44

Having discussed it at length, we can’t wholeheartedly recommend that you attempt to extend your own house. This is especially the case if your extension should happen to require a three metre girder. 1,006 more words


Day 43

I am writing today’s dispatch from the waiting room of Sevenoaks Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit. As a teenager, I was a very frequent visitor here, but this has been my first trip for a while. 550 more words


A caravan and bungalow blaze in Abbey Wood has been seen over a wide area of London

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters have put out a blaze in Thistlebrook, Abbey Wood that sent plumes of black smoke into the sky and could be seen for several miles in London. 416 more words


More trains & more homes. How to help achieve this?

I’ve been prompted to write this after reading one of Bexley is Bonkers latest posts. It reports that Southeastern trains told a Bexley Council committee that they lack trains as the Department for Transport didn’t deem them worthy of additional stock, as we already know. 1,112 more words

Change coming for Greenwich borough's neglected areas and streets?

Poorly managed streets cover almost every corner of Greenwich borough and much neglect abounds. This is bringing down many areas. Local community group East Greenwich Residents Association… 1,559 more words


Day 40

It has been over a week since I last stepped across the (wonky) threshold of our house, inhaled its dust, slipped through its missing floorboards, bashed my head on its internal scaffolding and tumbled headfirst down its rubble-strewn stairs. 540 more words


Days 38 & 39

Architrave: three syllables, endless pain. I’ve spent the best part of four days messing about with both new and old pieces of it. It’s fiddly, even if all the walls of one’s house are straight. 807 more words