Monthly Archives: May 2007

Community Environment Day

I’ve had a message from Joan Ruddock advertising an event she is holding on 9th June at St. Andrew’s Community Centre on Brockley Road. Joan says: I am holding a community environment event as a friendly, informal way for everyone … Continue reading

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More on that Tory Policy

It looks like there’s a local angle to the u-turn the Tory leadership are trying to execute in ditching their commitment to grammer schools: David Willetts, its education spokesman, was visiting Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College, a school in New Cross, … Continue reading

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And so to school

After the grand opening for the VIPs I got my chance to take a look at the new Knights Academy building after a governors meeting.

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Stir Fry

Stir Fry This is a bit of a test, and a cheeky one at that. I’m trying out Flock as a browser and the cheekiness comes from the fact that all I did with this meal is the frying. All … Continue reading

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What’s in the box?

Another week, another set of tunes from my vault. This week I’ve gone for a trio of singles. Lady Love Your Countryside – Sleeper: Britpop wasn’t all that, but I quite liked this B side on listening to it again. … Continue reading

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Why don’t civil servants blog?

The other day Jeremy wrote a post pointing out the difficulties for public officials trying to get into social media.  He said: Whilst it is easy to see the benefits of closer dialogue between civil servants and interested individuals conceptually, … Continue reading

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Lib Dems believe

Cllr Simon Carter in the paper: The Liberal Democrats believe to tackle anti-social behaviour, a greater police presence is required on the streets. I really don’t want this to become one of those blogs that just points out that Lib … Continue reading

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Morrocan Spicy Chicken and Fragrant Rice

Morrocan Spicy Chicken and Fragrant Rice Originally uploaded by Andrew K Brown. Both from Nigel Slater’s The 30 Minute Cook. The rice was cooked with turmeric, cardamom pods and fried onion – and should have had lime leaves as well … Continue reading

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The Deptford Dame

Adding to our understanding of life in Deptford comes a new blog from the Knit Nurse now trading under as The Deptford Dame. Go visit, bookmark and return time after time.

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Lewisham Round Up

New pool “Enter the plans for the new 25m pool; construction started in January and is forging ahead, if reports are to be believed!” Setting the boundaries “I’ve always regarded Deptford as having a rather unnatural relationship to Lewisham Borough, … Continue reading

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