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Pub Scheme to Draw Customers In

I used to enjoy the odd game of darts or dominoes with a pint but ‘traditional’ pubs are harder and harder to find these days and if they can be found traditional pub pursuits such as, darts, dominoes, cards, shove-halfpenny, etc are unlikely to be seen… 77 more words


Newman rescues food festival with £20,000 of council cash

The next time Croydon’s Labour-run council belly aches about grant cuts from central Government – after all, another 150-or-so council staff are expected to be made redundant in the coming 12 months under Tory “austerity” measures – just remind them of the South End Food Festival. 851 more words

Croydon Council

Postcard No. 19: High Street

High Street to Primark
when guess who smashes
into me from the Co-op.
Mm-hm. Emily. Too late to duck
around the corner and hide
in the Unicorn.

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So How Did I Determine I Wanted A Dalmatian?

A few years after the heart breaking passing of the last of my Afghan Hounds, I began searching for a “short haired” breed of dog. After 20 years of grooming up to 5 dogs every day, after I had arrived home from working all day, I was completely and utterly groomed out. 736 more words

Pirate Word of the Day - Flip-Flaps

From the Dictionary of Nautical, University, Gypsy and Other Vulgar Tongues first published in 1859.

Flip-flaps: a peculiar rollicking dance indulged in by costermongers when merry or excited better described, perhaps, as the… 28 more words

Slang From The 1700s

Hotel Bars 001 - Heerlen & Lisbon

This first image was done on my last night following a conference… I’d tried to find a couple of other spots in the town, but nothing much beyond… 148 more words

Urban Sketching