Monthly Archives: December 2016

History matters – A life swapped for a pearl button …

… and a Darwinian connection in Walthamstow Village. By Teresa Deacon             This bizarre and tragic story took place in the Village in the early 19th century, when Walthamstow was a rural parish in Essex. … Continue reading

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A local market for local people

The traders who saved the day. By Shameem Mir It’s there every Saturday, come rain or shine, at the Waltham Forest Community Hub, so most of you will be familiar with the E17 Village Market. But what you might not … Continue reading

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Come into the light

Art spectacle shines on the walls of St Mary’s Let’s face it. When one looks back at the past 12 months, it’s not exactly been a year full of hope and promise. There has been great divisiveness in society, both … Continue reading

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Coming into bloom

There’s a thing for all things Danish at the moment. From the reports – yet again – on how Denmark has the happiest citizens on the planet, to the notion of hygge, a word without a direct English translation that … Continue reading

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Carry on caravanning

The mobile homes set for Calais camp For the past few months, local residents have been achieving remarkable things by bringing together piles of donated clothes, copious skeins of wool, the odd litre of Windolene and great big doses of … Continue reading

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