Hackney

on the clapton commons map

on the clapton commons map

This week High Vis jackets started appearing on Clapton Common as the hoardings went up around the long abandoned toilet...

Mother of all Ceilidhs

Mothering Sunday: it’s also called Laetare Sunday which means Rejoice! in Latin. That’s obviously not our habitual reflex¬†for Lent (more...

reclaiming the street (stoke newington style)

It being a normal Friday afternoon, just like any other, I’d been to the fishmonger on Stoke Newington High Street...

Archie Proudfoot – hackney sign writer

What vicar doesn’t like a spot of gilding on his front door? Here Archie Proudfoot, Hackney sign writer and “gold...

EDL demo at the roundabout

“Are you fash or anti-fash?” asks a reporter from a local newspaper. The policeman puts it slightly differently: “in favour...

Hasan, Firework Salesman

from the desk of the Hackney Preacher On Ascension Day I like to let off three big ones from the...

1 2