Is Tottenham a little village? Some one involved in the literature festival was a friend of a friend of mine, an ex-colleague of another friend and the colleague of another, although none of us knew about these connections until yesterday. [Link to the festival’s page]
To give praise where it is due, I should report that I have used the lifts at Greenwich tunnel a few times in the past few weeks and they were both working as they should all those times.
I don’t fancy this blog becoming just another cycling blog, but yesterday saw the third fatality in three weeks, and today the second protest ride I join in two weeks.
Quite an uneventful critical mass, last Friday 27th of March 2013, from where I was riding – apart from a fire emergency situation that gave police a justified reason to divert the ride.
Things I have learned as a possible witness in the last Critical Mass trial; in no particular order: Continue reading
There is big one-way system in Tottenham Hale, one of those with various lanes that make drivers believe that it is ok to speed like mad. It is served with a network of traffic lights; the kind where you need to press four or five buttons and wait for the corresponding green lights, taking up to twenty minutes to walk a few yards. Continue reading
As announced, a group bike ride took place on Sunday 29th July with two objectives: to protest the closure of the towpath next to the Olympics and to highlight how dangerous the alternative route proposed by LOGOC is.
The event started off with a picnic at midday, which the rain delayed.
I was busy in the morning of Saturday 15th, the day of the Occupy the Stock Exchange action, helping run one of the most beautiful alternatives currently existing in London. So by the time I could head off there, there were already some pictures on indymedia, and a full timeline: “We need food, water and toilet paper.”