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London Concrete are back for more - Public Meeting

In March 2017 London Concrete submitted a planning application to lift restrictions imposed on their operation by a planning inspector in 2006.

A consultation letters sent to residents had very little details on the extent or impact the application would have.…

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Added by Anony Pony on April 11, 2017 at 16:29 — 4 Comments

New Moomin Film showing this weekend at London Film Festival!



I was lucky enough to be invited to the press screening and interview sessions with the team of the new Moomins on the Riviera film yesterday. This…

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Added by Helena Halme on October 14, 2014 at 13:48 — No Comments

Father's Day lunch at Heirloom, London N8

The Englishman enjoying his Father's…
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Added by Helena Halme on June 16, 2014 at 14:44 — No Comments

Save me. workshop of IMPREINT in Hornsey Children's Library

On the 20 December 2013 there has been a workshop of the artist IMPREINT organised by the Hornsey Children's Library (Haringey Council).

The artist IMPREINT organises workshops with the children in collaboration all around the world as part of the project Save me. This year there were workshops in so far flung places as …

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Added by Napsugar Budai on December 22, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Osteria Tufo, an Excellent Italian Local in Finsbury Park

Photo by By: Sunil060902 (Own work) via Wikimedia…
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Added by Helena Halme on November 2, 2013 at 16:14 — No Comments

exhibition: Balloons by IMPREINT in Harringay

I was invited to the exhibition of IMPREINT in Harringay. The exhibition called ‘Balloons’ is made up of a series of limited edition paintings on paper – part of a collection of 1000 pieces. The project is present around the world with exhibitionsworkshops and…

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Added by Napsugar Budai on October 21, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

A Visit to the House of Commons

Watching the British MPs debate a proposed military action into Syria in the House of Commons last night, I was reminded of a visit Daughter and I took to the Houses of Parliament a few weeks ago. I've always wanted to go, mainly because of my first degree.

When I first moved to the UK, I was in the process of writing a thesis…

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Added by Helena Halme on August 30, 2013 at 18:08 — 2 Comments

Pub crawl in Crouch End

On a complete spur of the moment, the Englishman and I decided to go on a pub crawl last night. He'd been going on and on about the fact that I'd not finished The Knowledge (this self-imposed task involves visiting every pub in the area) and thought last night was good as any to finally achieve my goal. 

But in order to finish the task, first we needed to…
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Added by Helena Halme on August 11, 2013 at 19:26 — 3 Comments

Brunch at The Blue Legume Cafe, London N8

 

When we moved to this particular corner of North London last January, I set out to do The Crouch End Knowledge, i.e. visit all pubs, bars and cafes in the N8 area and report back to you.  But, due to some other important business (such as the…

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Added by Helena Halme on September 8, 2012 at 14:54 — 1 Comment

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