Monthly Archives: May 2006

There are some things that people seem to want

Sorry about the quality of this photo, but if you can’t tell it is of someone carrying a set of traffic lights down Loampit Hill. I’d noticed them on the way to drop my son off at school and was … Continue reading

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councillor blog

Good to see yet more councillors from Lewisham blogging even if I can't see myself agreeing with much they're going to say. I hope Hilary and Sue keep at it.

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plastic bottles

Nick asks me to spill the beans on how easy or hard it was to get plastic bottles as part of the¬†recycling service. The truth is that I was the sceptic, not my colleagues and getting the money wasn’t a … Continue reading

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why don’t we do it in the road?

I've seen the news reports about Spencer Tunick's work, (getting thousands of people you don't know to take off their clothes with no money passing hands is bound to get you on the news every now and again). Yesterday I saw … Continue reading

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bbq

We've been given some money to buy a barbeque. I have to admit that the first hint of sunshine and I always have an urge to throw meat on a naked flame. I'm tempted by this monster, but my partner … Continue reading

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more sour grapes

As someone who doesn't drive, let alone drive a "Chelsea Tractor", this doesn't bother me much: Urban 4×4 drivers would pay up to £2,000 extra in tax under a series of environmental initiatives put forward by the Liberal Democrats today. … Continue reading

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Sour grapes

One of the "interesting" questions that fall out of the council elections in Lewisham has been how the smaller parties on the council would react to the opportunity to play a constructive part in governing the borough for the next … Continue reading

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