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Two more articles reporting on the battle to refurbish Seven Islands leisure centre and save the wildlife area

Southwark News has run another article on our cause, this time focusing on the strong case for refurbishing the Seven Islands leisure centre rather than tearing it down and building a new one on a wildlife area just metres from residents’ back doors. 58 more words

Southwark News reports on our battle to stop the wildlife area being cut down

The influential Southwark News local paper has run a piece on our fight to protect the wildlife area from destruction by Southwark Council and British Land this week. 58 more words

End-Of-The-Fridge-Frittata: a list about a lot of things.

Remember when I wrote that really philosophical blog about August and making positive life changes? Remember when I vowed that I was going to blog more regularly? 745 more words

Choice of Seven Islands replacement site: a done deal?

When Southwark Council went public last week on its plan to cut down a wildlife area containing dozens of trees to build a replacement for Seven Islands leisure centre, it said there would be time to lobby it before a decision was made on its preferred site. 273 more words

Childhood Days : The Docks and Dock Slang by Tom Ash

Recently,  local writer Alfred Gardner very kindly loaned some of his old Dockland books which he has collected since the 1970s. What is remarkable about some of these books is that they were often produced not to make money but to put on record the life of ordinary people who lived through extraordinary times. 453 more words

Dock Life

Southwark Council goes public on its plan to cut down wildlife area

Southwark Council has today published a report that publicly confirms its plan to cut down a wildlife area containing dozens of trees in order to build a replacement for the Seven Islands leisure centre.  378 more words

TGR: Summer (from the toasty middle of it)

Here I am trying to nail ‘the casual neck scratch’.

Give me a quick minute to sweep the cobwebs off. *sweep**dust**sweep*

Yes, I know I’ve been gone for what seems like the better part of a century. 1,180 more words