A Grim North

Musings from a northerner living in the deep south…

Tubby Isaacs

Posted by Alan P on August 20, 2013

Tubby Isaacs Seafood Stall, Aldgate

Tubby Isaac’s Seafood Stall, Aldgate

Tubby Isaac’s seafood stall at Aldgate is now closed.

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The Lighthouse

Posted by Alan P on May 26, 2013



The Lighthouse, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

Today I took the opportunity of the evening sun to have an explore around some of the bits of Waltham Forest I don’t really know – this church is on Markhouse Road between Leyton and Walthamstow.

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An Olympic Year

Posted by Alan P on January 1, 2013

So, yeah, when I come to think about it quite a lot happened this year.

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NCN Route 66 – The Rochdale Canal

Posted by Alan P on November 9, 2012

Due to my procrastination (well work etc probably is more important…) this is a post that has been sat in drafts for such a long time.  The Rochdale Canal gave me one of my first ever cycling memories, cycling the 12 or so miles downhill from Rochdale to Castlefield. This summer I finally made it back to see how what it’s like following the restoration.

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Sensible

Posted by Alan P on October 7, 2012



Sensible, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

In the Vondelpark Amsterdam, BBQ’s are encouraged with special bin facilities provided for their users.

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daytime fox!

Posted by Alan P on September 30, 2012



daytime fox!, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

This morning at Snaresbrook tube there was a fox scampering about. Didn’t seem all that fussed by the daylight or the people!

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Victoria Sunset

Posted by Alan P on September 27, 2012



Victoria Sunset, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

lovely sunset at Victoria tonight.

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Crap Cycle Paths in Rochdale – An update!

Posted by Alan P on September 21, 2012

Access still denied - NCN 92 is closed

Access still denied

Was it really over a year ago that I took a very similar photo? Yes it was… way back in May 2011 I wrote about closures on NCN 92, one of Rochdale’s own answer to The Netherlands.

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Slagroom

Posted by Alan P on September 19, 2012



Slagroom, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

…is the Dutch word for cream. That is all.

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Mind the gap

Posted by Alan P on September 11, 2012



Mind the gap, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

Am loving the Rio signs at Stratford station!

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