On my way back to work the other day, I was on my bike and happened to glance up just as I was speeding round the backstreets near Great Ormond Street. You sometimes see this sort of thing around and it does fair warm the cockles of my heart when you do. It’s something to do with the sense of history, and the now defunct businesses that played their part in London life. I’m also glad that in days gone by, people could get a cure for their wounds and sores. Let us know if you see any more of these. W
If you haven’t seen this already, or even if you have, this is amazing. They’re going to create a natural, open-air swimming pond in King’s Cross by the Spring of next year. Amazing. If you’ve ever swum in Hampstead Ponds, you’ll know how laugh out loud funny it is try and race a duck. I imagine more of this japery will be on offer, plus some lovely looking foliage to boot. Good work. W
If you’re strolling round the capital, you may have seen these bad boys. Differently designed Paddingtons created to coincide with the Paddington Bear film and with some sort of charity doo-dah thrown in. This one’s by Paddington basin and is designed by Jonathan Ross, but Boris and David Beckham have apparently done one too. Nice to have something else to look at while ambling around our fair city. W
Here’s news of a great free event at LimeWharf this Friday.
It’s an early session of funk, disco and reggae from 6-9pm and we do love anything that’s free!
7th November 2014
This looks like a great early night out! P