Category Archives: News

Brent or Camden – which would you prefer to be in with?

So which parliamentary seat would you like to be in with Brent or Camden?  Its a question many residents in Little Venice, Maida Vale and Church St in the City…

Chainsaw massacre of trees in W9 – whats going on?

At the risk of sounding like a tree hugger, l have noticed a number of fully matured trees which have been chopped down in W9, particularly in Little Venice. The…

Speeding fines & legalities of it all

  After attempting unsuccessfully to get information during the Spring about the number of fines made since the council put a 20 mph speed limit on the streets of Westminster,…

Hire bike parking problems

  I have issued a number of twitters of the incredible parking of hire bike riders on the streets of Central London, with out to much thought of pedestrians and…

Insulation,Insulation,Insulation

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Old “Hero of Maida” pub – signage please

There has been a lot of developments in this bit of the Edgware Rd where the old Hero of Maida pub use to be with the Parson House car park…

1971 Apple film review – “….the year that music changed everything”

The year 1971 was a fateful year for my family. What l did not realised was how momentous the year was musically and that Bangladesh was hip then. So l…

Neighbourly advice more difficult to accept sometimes

The Economist are right to emphasise in their 3rd September editorial leader response to the floods in Pakistan, what Pakistan needs to learn from Bangladesh in getting ready for the…

Community fund raising for Bangladesh Floods

With all the talk of aid assistance for flood victims around the world, let us not forget community fund raising by their diaspora communities.  A case in point is the…

Supporting the posties strike at Crown POs

In my part of Westminster, we are still fortunate to have a few Crown Post Offices in service still like on Baker St & Praed St but they need protecting…