books

London Walks, by Badaude

8:34 am, Saturday, 18 June 2011

Reviewed by Angela Lovely Fitzrovia is featured in an unusual new walking guide to London. It consists of a collection of hand drawn illustrations by Badaude who writes and illustrates a weekly column in the Times. Along with 21 London walks there are suggested bus and boat [...]

Camden libraries consultation

7:51 am, Monday, 28 March 2011

Over 3,000 responses to library consultation document. Trouble is, there are two documents. By Jess Owen Camden Council is consulting library users after the Cabinet decided to reduce spending on libraries from £8m to £6m a year by 2014. The consultation runs until Monday [...]

Talking the past

6:33 pm, Wednesday, 21 July 2010

“I used to go to the dairy in Bolsover Street where they had a cow to get the milk and paid a penny a pint. There weren’t bottles, they used to put a china bowl out and then we used to help ourselves,” says Winifred Ekpenyon in this fascinating collection of [...]