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Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:10:12 +0000

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[SE1 Discussion] C,h,e,a,p, ,K,i,t,c,h,e,n,s, ,F,o,r, ,S,a,l,e South Oxfordshire

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:10:12 +0000

C.h.e.a.p. .K.i.t.c.h.e.n.s. .F.o.r. .S.a.l.e. South Oxfordshire .G.o. .T.o.
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[Socials] C.h.e.a.p. .K.i.t.c.h.e.n.s. .F.o.r. .S.a.l.e Mid Sussex

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:08:29 +0000

C.h.e.a.p. .K.i.t.c.h.e.n.s. .F.o.r. .S.a.l.e. Mid Sussex .G.o. .T.o.
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[SE1 Discussion] Re: WWII Bomb

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:48:09 +0000

Where abouts was it found?



[SE1 Discussion] Re: WWII Bomb

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:06:58 +0000

I blame the man from Plymouth who dredged it up.....



[SE1 Discussion] Plumber wanted for simple job SE11

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:50:46 +0000

Leaking spout on bath mixer tap. Probably simple O ring replacement but access to tap is tricky - need a tecnnician. Anyone recommend? I am in SE11 Kennington, almost in SE1!



[SE1 Discussion] Re: WWII Bomb

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:22:36 +0000

[quote boroughonian]I blame Brexit, Cameron said this would happen.[/quote]

No McVitie's digestive biscuits in my local shop. I blame myself for having voted for Brexit.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: WWII Bomb

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:42:59 +0000

I blame Brexit, Cameron said this would happen.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: WWII Bomb

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:06:38 +0000

[quote beetroot]I was working in County Hall this evening when we got news of a WWII bomb just discovered in the Thames. We were evacuated. Apparently bridges were closed.[/quote]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38682872



[SE1 Discussion] WWII Bomb

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:50:20 +0000

I was working in County Hall this evening when we got news of a WWII bomb just discovered in the Thames. We were evacuated. Apparently bridges were closed.



[Property] Re: Metro Central Heights

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:51:37 +0000

Thanks Jason,

We've moved in! Thanks for answering the questions.

Best,
Jyn



[SE1 Discussion] Man (or woman) and a ladder needed

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:19:55 +0000

I live in SE16 and need someone with a ladder (to reach up to bedroom level) this google maps link will give you more of an idea
https://goo.gl/maps/PMNP9iwkWgv
and install a tiny aerial just above the guttering line, i have all the bits needed and to be honest should take less then an hour, i do have access to the garden under me but local tradesman won't even return my calls and texts, so if anyone could suggest someone who has the ladder needed and wheels i'll be more then happy to pay a decent for the work to be undertaken.

All1



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Flatpack and D.I.Y help

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:00:03 +0000

The company I was referring to in the above thread (the BAD one) is the one discussed in this thread, i.e. justflatpack.co.uk.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Flatpack and D.I.Y help

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:14:59 +0000

It would be worth you naming the good and bad companies !

I have used Assembly Angels twice now and been very happy (they do not deliver or clear rubbish, just assembly)
http://www.assembly-angels.com/

Building is £25 call out+20% of the cost of the goods (+£20 if you want them attached to the wall), and they were quick and neat and tidy on both occasions. Another advantage of using them is that they can build wardrobes in an upright position which meant we could get the taller Ikea PAX wardrobes in our room.

3m of tall PAX units doors and internal fittings was about £1000, and fitting therefore was £245.
That would have taken me a boring day or two to put together and I would have struggled to build them upright.

All done for £1225...Sharps or similar would have cost us £6k+



[SE1 Discussion] University Photography Project

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:55:18 +0000

Dear All,

I am a photography student at Ravensbourne University, and I'm doing a photography project on SE1, trying to show what the area means to me and why. I'm focusing on lots of different aspects, I will be visiting religious places, shops, some of the more famous buildings, and I was wondering if anyone on here would be interested in taking part, or would be able to recommend anyone who might be interested?

Taking part would involve a range of things, portraits of the people involved, if you are based in a shop or market stall etc I would like to include images of that. I am also interested in doing some portraiture of people who live within SE1, which could either be in your home or in an area of SE1.

All my work would only be used for university, absolutely nothing will be commercial. It would also go on blog which I run for my university work.

If anyone would be interested or if you know anyone who might please let me know, it would be a great help!

Thank you,
Defne Altinoluk



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Garden Bridge

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:21:12 +0000

Absolutely right Alberta Ally - have to trawl back to see where the last comment actually relevant to the bridge is!



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Tower Bridge Piazza / Courage Yard

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:13:37 +0000

Any updates on any new openings in the new courage yard



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Former Design Museum

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:40:26 +0000

Yes I would also like to know more about this so any information would be very welcome! The blue print cafe is still up stairs.



[Socials] SE1 Book Club 2017

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:58:56 +0000

Now in our 12th year, We are an informal and hopefully friendly book club that doesn't take itself too seriously. Of mixed ages ,over the years people have come and gone but we always welcome new people to the group so if you would like to join us we would love to meet you. Currently we meet on the 3rd Monday of each Month so The first meeting of 2017 should have been last Monday. However it rather crept up on most of us and tooks us by surprise, so we will be meeting next [b]Monday 23rd Jan[/b] instead, from [b]7.30pm[/b] in the [b]Kings Arm[/b] 65 Newcomen street. The book we will be discussing is [b]White Tiger by Aravind Adiga[/b] (2008). The book for Feb will be [b]The World According to Garp - John irving[/b] We take it in turn to shortlist 3 books and we choose which of those 3 books to read on the night. - Nat London to short list the books for March. All books should be readily available for under £5 Here's an updated list of the books we have read so far 2016 The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls Diary of a nobody - George Grossmith Rituals - Cees Nooteboom Gods behaving badly The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz A man called Ove - Fredrik Backman's Carry On Jeeves – PG Woodhouse The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt Nine Stories – J.D. Salinger The surgeon of crowthorne - Simon Winchester 2015 Leo the African / Leo Africanus, by Amin Maalouf The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton Walking the lines - The London underground overground by Mark Mason The Wimbledon Poisoner by Nigel Williams H is for Hawk Kazuo Ishiguro - A Pale View of Hills 2014 The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion Snow White Must Die - Nele Neuhaus The Dress Maker of Khair Khana - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut Once Were Warriors by Alan Duff Concrete Island byJ.G. Ballard The Chrysalids - John Wyndham The Colour of Milk is the new novel by Nell Leyshon. Me before you by Jo Jo Moyes The Human by Matt Haig We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson 2013 If on a winters night a traveller by Italo Calvino How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran By Light Alone - Adam Roberts What a Carve Up- Jonathan Coe Dubliners - James Joyce The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute Alone in Berlin, Hans Fallada SKIOS by Michael Frayn Agent Z and the penguin from Mars – Mark Haddon The universe Versus Alex Wood by Gavin Extence. The ballad of Peckham Rye, Muriel Spark, 2012 Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson Mary Ann in Autumn (Tales of the City), by Armistead Maupin The Milkman In The Night by Andrey Kurkov "Snowdrops" by A.D.Miller ,"Mother's Milk" by Edward St Aubyn The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963), John le Carré. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester "The Hypnotist" by Lars Kepler "The Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey. The Strangers Child by Alan Hollinghurst 2011 The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid God's Own Country - Ross Raisin The Reindeer People - Megan Lindholm The Children's Book - A.S. Byatt One Day - David Nicholls When God was a Rabbit - Sarah Winman Dan Leno and the Lime House Golem - Peter Ackroyd By Light Alone by Adam Roberts 2010 Handle with Care - Jodi Picoult The Alchemist - Paul Coelho A God Strolling in the Cool of the Evening - Mario de Carvalho Foolish Lessons in Life & Love - Penny Rudge [...]



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Former Design Museum

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:29:07 +0000

I believe that is off now.
Is the Blue Print Cafe still in the same building?



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Tower Bridge Piazza / Courage Yard

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:08:24 +0000

The latest small business to go is Lifestyles, the homewear shop on Horsleydown which seems to have shut in the past few days. Looks like only the dentist and Café Paradiso are staying. So much for promises of community involvement in the development.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Sainsbury's E&C

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:53:49 +0000

Not been myself but it may be worth using the Tell Sainsburys feature on their website - https://www.tellsainsburyssurvey.co.uk/ to offer feedback on the range



[SE1 Discussion] Re: carpet cleaner se1

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:54:54 +0000

Spring Clean London just came round to clean a huge living room rug for me - they moved all the furniture and cleaned both sides - I thought £50 was very reasonable for 2 guys and all the kit they brought along. It too about 1.5 hrs. The rug looks great - I would recommend.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Sainsbury's E&C

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:04:02 +0000

Another disappointed customer here.

For a 'full-sized' Sainsbury's, the range didn't seem that much greater than a Sainsbury's Local. The yoghurt selection is dismal (no Fage Total Greek yoghurt - which, these days, is quite a basic feature of any yoghurt aisle).

Another thing this branch has in common with Sainsbury's Locals is the pitiful beer selection, which has all the hallmarks of a beer-buyer who simply can't be bothered. If you went to a Sainsbury's you'd think this decade's boom in craft beer had never happened.

All in all, not a patch on Tesco Metro in Tooley Street, which is only slightly bigger, and not much better than the neighbouring Tesco Metro in the shopping centre.



[Property] District Heating Disconnection

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:53:35 +0000

Has anyone, or does anybody know of someone who has disconnected their house from one of Southwark's communal heating systems?

If so, how long / complicated was the process and how much did it cost?



[SE1 Discussion] Former Design Museum

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:08:57 +0000

Does any one know what will happen to the former Design Museum since Zahah Hadid sadly passed away. She was due to take over the building and use it for her Architecture Practice and a Museum of her work.
The building is begining to look rather neglected since the Design Museum moved to Kensington High Street.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Garden Bridge

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:15:54 +0000

and surely a lot of that money went to local official "fees"...



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Garden Bridge

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:14:06 +0000

I noticed round the New Year that the Chinese have built the world's highest bridge,545 metres high, 1,341 metres long. Cost £117mn. I know labour costs are lower and probably raw materials, but the difference is staggering.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Sainsbury's E&C

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:16:50 +0000

Went last Saturday and left disappointed too. I only bought one overcooked loaf of bread (selection was dire). They only had very few products. Tesco should not worry for the time being. The Sainsbury in Green Park where I do most of my weekly shopping is much better. Is it the demographics, they think E&C is poorer so we only get shit industrial processed products because some assume poorer people don't cook and just eat fast food crap? 20,000 new people are expected to move in all the new buildings in the area. That's a small town. And that's what we get? A small upgrade from a convenience store...



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Peter Wilkinson / Southern Trains Strike / Borough Market AXIS

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:17:59 +0000

okay dokay my mistake soz

ignore my earlier posting - FAKE NEWS!

Sad.



[SE1 Discussion] Re: Peter Wilkinson / Southern Trains Strike / Borough Market AXIS

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:10:55 +0000

Southwark Free School (a primary school) is not the same as the Compass School (secondary) which was the one Peter Wilkinson founded.