Tag Archives: Dulwich

I Really Shouldn’t…

I blog about all sorts and usually aim to avoid controversy. Occasionally my mask slips and you’ll discern what I think about certain politicians, or cultural memes, or incidents of societal neglect. Today, however, I know I will get into … Continue reading

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Snow Doubt About It

There are days when getting outside for a walk is a struggle.  Too many jobs to do, that awkward call to make, the badly scheduled appointment. And then there’s snow. We don’t get a lot of snow in South London. … Continue reading

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The Book of Trees #dulwich #trees #villagelife #poetry

I live in a part of South London that is full of trees. The other day I got hold of this. It is hand drawn and shows the position of many unique and rare species of tree in my neighbourhood. … Continue reading

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L.I.F.E. is a four letter acronym

I suppose acronyms have been with us forever. This is a little known section from the First Folio version of Romeo and Juliet: Romeo: She loves me, Mercutio. Mercutio (swiping right): Like BFFs? Romeo: Better, she’s… Mercutio (showing Romeo a … Continue reading

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Painting a Love Story #streetart #dulwich festival #shortstory

Over the weekend Dulwich festival has included a local street art tour and commissioned a new piece for the entrance to the long disused Crystal Palace High level railway tunnel in Sydenham Hill Woods. I took some pictures and a story sort of emerged (with apologies … Continue reading

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D is for Dulwich #atozchallenge

‘The house I have taken,’ said Mr. Pickwick, ‘is at Dulwich. It has a large garden, and is situated in one of the most pleasant spots near London. It has been fitted up with every attention to substantial comfort; perhaps … Continue reading

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Three Greens

Friday was beautiful and Dog insisted. You know how he can get. Lead crazy. So it’s off on a circle to enjoy the three green spaces that form a crescent moon of a walk. They are all different, all with … Continue reading

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