Monthly Archives: August 2018

Absolute Bowie
Sunday 05th August 2018

Half Moon presents: Absolute Bowie: 50 Years Of Bowie Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show “50 Years of Bowie”; a musical journey through the iconic singer’s ever changing personas. David Bowie’s evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70’s and for the first time […]

Cold Comfort

Can you guess what these workmen are doing? It seems imposable to think that a few generations ago homes had no fridge, but even in Victorian times there was there was ice in the summer in London, and also in various parts of the country all year round. London had […]

Common Fun Day!

Sunday 9th September 2018 Wimbledon and Putney Commons Open Day The annual day of fun for all the family! For those of us living in Putney and Wimbledon, we are incredibly lucky to have hundreds of acres of open spaces just on our doorsteps. Each year the Open Day gets […]

Summer Cooking Classes

To celebrate what a wonderful summer it has been so far, The Avenue Cookery School thought to give you lovely lot some amazing discounts of up to 20% on selected classes! However, they’ve got limited spaces on – so get them while they’re hot!   Vegan Class in the City […]

English Strawberries

The very first garden strawberry was grown in Brittany, France, during the late 18th century. Prior to this, wild strawberries and cultivated selections from wild strawberry species were the common source of the fruit. The strawberry fruit was mentioned in ancient Roman literature in reference to its medicinal use. At […]

Allan’s Comment on the Interest Rate Rise

What effect will a rise in interest rates have on the property market? A quarter on one percent does not sound like much, but it is a 50% increase from half a percent to three quarters, for anyone with a mortgage that is not on fixed rate it will be […]

Great tapas at Pata Negra Putney

Pata Negra becomes instant family favourite! Dan Doherty is a lovely guy who besides other business interests many years ago felt that Putney needed a social focus for people so set up www.putneysocial.co.uk He is a special friend and well known to us having worked in our office back in […]

The Great Stink

… and no, we don’t mean Brexit if you think the heat is unbearable this summer consider the plight of people during a heatwave in Victorian London. “The Silent Highwayman” (1858). Death rows on the Thames, claiming the lives of victims who have not paid to have the river cleaned […]

Market Update

We are at an interesting point in the year, and I suspect that historians and political commentators will produce books and programs long into the future about Britain and its struggle to leave the EU. Much is said and written about the impact of the various scenarios of no agreement, […]

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