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Hey – That’s some way to say goodbye!!!

Well not exactly, it’s NOT really goodbye I’m afraid, even though I am sure that there are some  who might be glad to see the back of moi! I am actually only off for a six week adventure to the... Read More

Forces Support arrives in Croydon

A new charity shop opened today on the site in Croydon High Street which was formerly occupied for more than fifty years by Millets,  which was originally an Army surplus store. It is highly appropriate therefore that the new occupants... Read More


Did you know that here are approximately 38,000 known species of spiders and that Scientists believe there are an equal number to this yet to be discovered? That spiders are found on every continent with the exception Antarctica? An estimated... Read More

Princess Diana – Her light is UNDIMINISHED.

Twenty years on, the magic of Diana, Princess of Hearts and her influence on ordinary people shows absolutely no signs of abating. Glancing back on the numerous Royal family members that we have been ‘subject’ to in Britain, it is... Read More

And First Place Goes to ………..

Well –  It was only to be expected, Lee Maxey has achieved FIRST PLACE (against some very stiff competition from his many worthy rivals) with  his suberbly restored 1960’s Lambretta, at this years “Brighton Modernist and 60’s weekender”. Lee, pictured... Read More

Sickly Come Prancing Returns!

Well strictly will be back on our screens on September 9th I hear – I can’t wait!!! Admittedly, I am possibly the only citizen in the UK who does not get it, but I do question why this programme has... Read More

Hello Halo Hello!

An interactive, LED-lit, halo device that will help people find their way around Croydon’s changing streetscape has been crowned winner of the Croydon i-street competition. The halos which come in three forms – a simple ring, a ribbon and a... Read More

Have the hippies won then?

It depends on you point of view, but one thing is for sure, there are now “officially” more than half a million vegans in Britain would you believe? Research by Mintel has found that nearly fifty percent of Britons have... Read More

How about “My Hero” Judi?

Judy Dench who has long been one of our ‘National Treasures’ and can be guaranteed to always speak words that make excellent and good sense on all occasions. Dear Judi who  has been in a relationship with conservationist David Mills... Read More


Sheeran  that is not Miliband erstwhile Labour Party leader 0r Grundy (amiable simpleton of Archers fame) who after such a meteoric rise to stardom is now one of the most steamed musicians on the digital music service. At the age... Read More