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Danish Pastry Adviser -

Having taken part this morning in the Finsbury Parkrun (admittedly my worst performance to date) I felt entitled to a pastry (actually I at…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Mar 13, 2011
Reply by Jo Trew

Portable bookshops!!!

Now here's an idea . A sort of recurring pop up book shop. As Crouch End determinedly reinvents itself as a shopping centre with bright ide…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 10, 2011

The language barrier in Crouch End

I've just been shopping in Waitrose. I bought some ham from the deli counter. I asked for "six thin slices" and stopped concentrating.  'Al…

Started by Ivan O'Pinion

0 Feb 19, 2011

Safer Neighbourhood Policing in Crouch End

I have received this email from the LibDem spokesman on crime.  I thought you would appreciate an update on Policing in your local are…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Feb 10, 2011

Parking charges - some good news and some bad news

But mainly bad on the whole. The Crouch End CPZ will be extended, and parking charges are set to increase (probably). So bad news for many…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Feb 9, 2011

Road resurfacing - Highways Plan

Lyn Weber - one of Crouch End's councillors writes (please feel free to respond): Dear Mr Essex,As Area Assembly Chair I am delighted to be…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Feb 4, 2011

Tree Trust for Haringey

I seem to have signed up for emails from Tree Trust for Haringey and have two in my inbox. The latest has impressed me by its brevity and p…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jan 16, 2011

Prospero's Books washed up on the rocky shores of rent and rates

Prospero's Books , an almost independent bookshop in Crouch End is due to shut on December 24th 2010, probably to become an ice cream parlo…

Started by Ivan O'Pinion

6 Jan 2, 2011
Reply by Carrie Horne

Snow in Finsbury Park

Just got back from a run in Finsbury Park where there are still patches of snow especially around the remains of the giant snowballs.

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Dec 31, 2010


Classic wrong queue selection in BUdgen's today. Not only was there another basket of stuff to go on the conveyor that I hadn't noticed, bu…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Dec 17, 2010
Reply by Ivan O'Pinion


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