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beer garden

The term beer garden was familiar to me, but I was never sure exactly was it meant. Is it a garden? What is grown there, other than beer? 118 more words

Tess Kincaid

Norbury pub scheme blocked by Town Hall planning officials

Local resident PAUL ORGANE wants to know why Croydon Council has blocked the creation of a community hub

I use Norbury daily, for the railway station to get to work, the bank, the park and the post office. 567 more words

Croydon Council

Eggs: pickled and otherwise

I noticed a big jar of pickled eggs on the shelf in The Castle Hotel pub, and wondered if people actually eat them with a pint. 192 more words

Tess Kincaid


One of the most delightful things about England is the pubs. I am completely smitten. When I step inside, the history is so palpable. I feel as if I’m in a lovely time period movie.   273 more words

Tess Kincaid

Swine and Dine with The Dirty Dozen

Twelve dishes, twelve chefs, two teams; but only one can bring home the bacon at this year’s Dingley Dell Pork ‘Flying Visit with The Dirty Dozen’ BBQ Competition on Sunday  27th September at The Leather Bottle, Earlsfield. 219 more words


The first 100 days: highlights and challenges

Pethood: 100 days and counting!

Today, Sunday the 6th of September 2015, marks the 100th day of my new life as a pet greyhound in Denmark Hill, where I now live with my owners, Heather and Mike. 858 more words