A Grim North

Musings from a northerner living in the deep south…

Tubby Isaacs

Posted by Alan 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 on September 11, 2012



Mind the gap, originally uploaded by Alan Perryman.

Am loving the Rio signs at Stratford station!

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