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New Year birds in Bowes Park

Started Jan 1 0 Replies

Some years ago I put a photo of the Myddleton Road pied wagtail on B and B.  He is back again, and this time has a female with him. You can spot them having breakfast on the central part of the…Continue

Tony, our lovely Dry Cleaner, retires on Monday, September 30

Started Sep 27, 2019 0 Replies

Tony has worked here looking after our clothes for over 20 years.  His wife, Rita, used to be there also but is now helping with grandchildren. He has worked since he was 17.   I am sure we all wish…Continue

Free food

Started Sep 18, 2019 0 Replies

The Blackberries are nearly finished, but there are free apples in the Community Garden and along the New River Path.  The most wonderful crop is on a vine that is along the Hidden River Path, on the…Continue

Bridie Dyllon died on Sunday 2nd

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caroline Simpson Jun 19, 2019. 1 Reply

Those of you who have listened to the interviews on My Bowes Park will remember hearing Bridie Dyllon, the elderly Irish lady well known in Myddleton Road.  She died after some years in a care home.…Continue

 

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Caroline Simpson replied to Bernadette Osman's discussion REINSTATE RIGHT TURN ON THE TOP OF BOUNDS GREEN WHITTINGTON ROAD "JUNCTION
"Dear Bernadette, While I do not want this to turn into some sort of on-line argument, I do feel that it is important to say that it was NOT my brainchild, or of other individuals on Whittington, that cars no longer turn right out of Whittington - it…"
Jan 5
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Caroline Simpson replied to Bernadette Osman's discussion REINSTATE RIGHT TURN ON THE TOP OF BOUNDS GREEN WHITTINGTON ROAD "JUNCTION
"Gosh, you have lived here a long time, Bernadette, and must have seen a great deal of changes. No... I do not drive, but have pals who do. Where do you live?  Then we could perhaps advise your quickest route. And a Happy New Year to you too."
Jan 1
Caroline Simpson replied to Bernadette Osman's discussion REINSTATE RIGHT TURN ON THE TOP OF BOUNDS GREEN WHITTINGTON ROAD "JUNCTION
"I live on the bend of Whittington not far from the Bounds Green Road junction.  When it was possible to turn right out of Whittington there were daily traffic jams, lots of horn hooting and arguments that often ended in threatening fights…"
Jan 1
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New Year birds in Bowes Park

Some years ago I put a photo of the Myddleton Road pied wagtail on B and B.  He is back again, and this time has a female with him. You can spot them having breakfast on the central part of the shopping street, helping to clear up waste food.On New Year's Day a couple of Canada Geese were sleeping off their late night New Year revels on the New River.  Both had their heads tucked in their backs, and were gently floating down the river - see my photo.Let us hope that 2020 will be a good year for…See More
Jan 1
Caroline Simpson posted a discussion

Tony, our lovely Dry Cleaner, retires on Monday, September 30

Tony has worked here looking after our clothes for over 20 years.  His wife, Rita, used to be there also but is now helping with grandchildren. He has worked since he was 17.   I am sure we all wish him a very long and happy retirement.  I hope he finds some interesting things to do which he has not had time to even look for all these years, and that he enjoys spending more time with the grandchildren.We will all miss him.  Pop in and say Goodbye.Do look at the photos taken in 2001.See More
Sep 27, 2019
Hutch Woodward liked Caroline Simpson's discussion Free food
Sep 20, 2019
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Sep 19, 2019
Caroline Simpson posted a discussion

Free food

The Blackberries are nearly finished, but there are free apples in the Community Garden and along the New River Path.  The most wonderful crop is on a vine that is along the Hidden River Path, on the left as you approach Trinity Road, backing on to the church grounds.  If you are tall, or have a ladder, or a lopper, you can get amazing grapes.  Organic, local and free.  Too tall for me, but good luck to taller people.  See the photo attached.  Happy eating!See More
Sep 18, 2019
Caroline Simpson replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Dear Ann and all, There is already a Rota for the New River Path, plus the Garden and Gym, that is run by the BPCA, and we have a rota of volunteers who do it once or twice a week.  We have been doing this for some years now.  We clear the…"
Aug 11, 2019
Chris Mc liked Caroline Simpson's discussion Bridie Dyllon died on Sunday 2nd
Jul 1, 2019
Caroline Simpson replied to Daniel Cowan's discussion £80,000 to improve Bowes Park station
"It would be helpful for children and small adults if there was a handrail at a lower level on each side of the stairs.  It would be simple and relatively cheap to install.  Keep the existing one and just put a lower one in below."
Jun 19, 2019
Caroline Simpson replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion Bridie Dyllon died on Sunday 2nd
"Bridie's funeral will be held at St Paul's Catholic Church, Wood Green, on Monday July 1st at 9.30."
Jun 19, 2019

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Good News Flowers

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 13:36 0 Comments

10 years ago I wrote a short piece for some friends about daffodils and Bounds Green. I was deleting a load of old files and found it.  As it is daffodil time again, and there are even more people here escaping wars 'back home' , I am 'sharing' it wider. 

"Yesterday something happened that sort of woke me up a bit.  So I thought I would tell you about…

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At 14:16 on May 25, 2016, Emma H said…

Hi Caroline

i was at the BPCA meeting last night and amongst other issues I was looking for some advice/support re: planning application for large redevelopment in Sidney Rd also wanted to know when the Safer Neighbourhood meeting was..can you help? I've emailed Clare Bull  re: the planning issue but no reply - do you have contact with her? Emma

At 10:22 on July 26, 2011, Richard McKeever said…

Hello Caroline ... welcome back! This is the standard welcome message:


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