Bowes and Bounds Connected

A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green

June 2017 Blog Posts (4)

Rebuilding Shaftesbury Hall - when will North London Samaritans start?

North London Samaritans will have a stall at the Myddleton Road street festival on Sunday July 2nd. Come and ask us how we are getting on fundraising to rebuild Shaftesbury Hall on Herbert Road. We now have a tentative start date as we are doing well versus our local fundraising target. …


Added by North London Samaritans on June 21, 2017 at 15:28 — No Comments

Myddleton Road drawing by Gabriela Schutz

I highly recommend a visit to Bruce Castle to see Gabriela's panaramic drawings of Myddleton Road.

Such detail and precision has to been seen in person to be appreciated. What a positive contribution to our community.

Added by Suzanne Green on June 1, 2017 at 17:41 — 1 Comment

Cairngorms Bird Song

A mass of granite thrust up

Through the schists and gneiss of lower hills;

Planed down by the ice cap;

Split, shattered and scooped

By frosts, glaciers and the strength of running water.


Its strong flight haunts not precipice, but plateau –

One summer day, your ear catches the plover-like cry –

You pause and watch – no bird is there;

You move softly towards the sound,

And in a moment, one bird, then another,



Added by Andie Phillips on June 1, 2017 at 11:22 — No Comments

The Hazards of Dating

If you don't need me,

as much as I want you,

why do I see my hopes


like a hundred prayer flags

on a Himalayan hillside?

Added by Andie Phillips on June 1, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

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