Monthly Archives: September 2007

March in Solidarity with Burma

Along with a fair number of others (the Burma Campaign estimate 3,000 people) I marched to show my solidarity with the protesters in Burma. It’s been a while since I’ve done any proper demonstrating so things may well have changed, … Continue reading

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Participatory Budgeting – an event

I’ve been contacted by Saul who is organising an evening of participatory budgeting, where the budget comes from those who turn up. On the 9th October, a London based art collective ‘The People Speak’ conduct a radical experiment in live … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

Song for Lewisham “Lewisham is The Greatest Place in the World. And this is our tribute. Lewisham is The Greatest Place in the World” Walking again, at last Rob resumes documenting his trek. At the Deptford Albany. Tony recommends the … Continue reading

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What are today’s social evils?

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation want us to help them with their purpose: We all have our views about what’s wrong with the UK today and the problems that blight modern society. So what do you think are today’s social evils … Continue reading

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Petition on Burma.

I’ve been reading a book on how youth movements in parts of the Eastern Europe helped overthrow the repressive regimes in the post Soviet era. I’ve been struck by how similar the experiences there were with what seems to be … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

Measure Up Roadshow In Full Swing – Raising Awareness of Type 2 Diabetes, UK The Gold Tablet Blog Day reports on the bus is coming to Lewisham Lewisham ’77 revisited The Inspector went on the walk. Regeneration, right or wrong … Continue reading

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The Amersham Arms

Walking past The Amersham Arms this morning I couldn’t help notice it has a MySpace page.  And now you know it too.

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Housing Strategy for London

Ken has published his first statutory housing strategy setting out what he’d like to achieve over the next few years.  At this stage its in draft form, so you (and I) can send in our comments on what is in … Continue reading

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Lee Moses – Time and Place

I’m a bit of a sucker for soul music, particularly the sort of soul with throat ripping vocals that you get with some Southern and Deep Soul. So when I came across Lee Moses on Soul Sides I knew that … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

Whitefoot By-election Victory! Paul’s pleased. I’m less chuffed. (Although Luke points out the swing to Labour was a respectable 6.5%) Cemetery tour and exhibition on Sunday 30th September Fancy being shown the sites of Brockley cemetary, then this may be … Continue reading

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