Party for One
(Inspired by a crossword clue which is the first line)
A “Am I a bit peculiar? Will no-one else be there?”
B “You’re odd and creepy, people think. And this they cannot bear.
Don’t buy a load of alcohol. No party will there be.
You booked a hall. It’s all yours now, for quite a modest fee.
I’d have a party just for one. I would, I really would.
Phone up for pizza. Drink red wine. Some Stilton might be good.
Remember to behave quite well, and not go raving mad.
But put on music. Have some fun. There’s no need to be sad.
Takes two … Read More »
The Camberwell Art Trail consists of 30 street markers embedded into Camberwell’s pavements, designed by Camberwell artists and the local community, including artists and poets from CoolTan Arts.
The trail will be unveiled in Summer 2017 – check the website for updates on the launch date!
These are some perfect places to have a break, eat your lunch and catch some rays. Vitamin D is really good for you!
1. Myatt’s Fields
Myatt’s fields was awarded the prestigous ‘Green Flag’, denoting it as a quality green space in 2015. It includes a bandstand, summerhouse and café which are all well used, and it also has basketball and tennis courts along with a children’s play area and picnic spaces.
The jewel in the crown is the community greenhouse, which is overseen by head gardener Fabrice Boltho, who is passionate about the greenhouse and vegetables he grows from all around … Read More »
The question “Who are you?” is usually a challenge to someone considered to be an intruder, while “Who do you think you are?” is not usually a question but an angry criticism of someone who appears arrogant and overbearing.
However, who do you think you are? has now become a way of asking someone “What kind of ancestors do you imagine you have?”, and this is one way of identifying yourself as opposed to giving your name, age, place of birth and occupation if any.
I was interested to find that Gary Lineker has an ancestor in the early 19th century who was a legal … Read More »