Monthly Archives: July 2007

Don’t Dream It, Do It

Dreamer has been kind enough to put me on the blog roll and I’m more than happy to return the complement.  The side bar says: Lewisham cyclist, primary school governor and closet stamp collector. Staying focussed on my dreams in … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

Summer distractions & floods  “I believe there are small pockets of Forest Hill that have underground water courses (hidden rivers, such as one behind Sunderland Road I believe) so I hope you weren’t badly affected.” The Sultan, Lewisham High Road, … Continue reading

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Lewisham ’77

Looks like there’s a new blog on the block: Welcome to Lewisham ’77 We particularly want to hear from people involved in ‘The Battle of Lewisham’. Do you have any memories, leaflets, photographs, video footage or other material? If so … Continue reading

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Seared Lamb with Bulgar Wheat

Marinade the lamb for half an hour or so in a mixture of a teaspoon of cumin seeds (toasted and lightly crushed), half a teaspoon of coriander powder, a desert spoon of runny honey, the same amount of olive oil, … Continue reading

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Prison regimes vary

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Bedtime stories confuse parents

ONE in 10 parents struggles to understand the bedtime stories they read to their children, a survey suggested today. Many skip passages they cannot read or make up words to get to the end of the sentence, the poll for … Continue reading

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Jim Dowd presents a petition concerning the Post Office in Forest Hill

Jim Dowd (Lewisham, West) (Lab): I commiserate with my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton, South (Ms Taylor) on being drawn last in this long series of petitions. The petition is on behalf of more than 500 constituents and other … Continue reading

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Look Forward

Speaking of clarion calls Peter Wheeler has a fantastic example of the sort of appeal my party used to make to try and get people to join Labour.  Here’s a bit of it: We stand for justice. Not justice in … Continue reading

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What kind of self-respecting anarchist worries about the fate of the Post Office?

I’m able to reproduce the leaflet that our anacho-syndicalists have produced outlining their interest in post offices: Save Our Post Office! New Labour plans to close Post Offices across South London, and transfer the counter service to WH Smith. These … Continue reading

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I missed People’s Day but news of this photo did reach me

I hope Andrew Milton won’t mind me nicking one of his photos, but having been told about it by another Lib Dem councillor I feel honour bound to share.

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