Edgware Rd bus cuts

Thankfully the rerouting of the 205 was saved in the recent prospective cuts to bus routes in Central London, permitting integrated¬†transport links to be maintained between bus, rail and tube…

“Brown flight” in England & Wales @Census2021

  With the ethnic make up results of the Census in 2021 now available, we can now look at the figures for the size of the Bangladeshi community in England…

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 @Westminster

In the old family house which was grade II listed, we found it incredible difficult to make the family home more energy efficient for our use, in the City of…

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…