April 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Local gardening project wins award

George Dunnion and Serge Charles received an Award of Merit in the Gardening Against the Odds awards last week for their transformation of a duff plot on Haringey’s Golf Course Allotments, Winton Avenue, N11 into a spectacular rose garden. 

I wrote about the…

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Added by Lindsey Berthoud on April 8, 2013 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

Sad Death at Bowes Park, November 1886

In recent times we have heard much discussion about questionable journalism. Sensationalist stories in poor taste however, are nothing new - one of the earliest British tabloids was the Illustrated Police News.

Published weekly  from 1842 it gained notoriety though the coverage of the…

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Added by Richard McKeever on April 5, 2013 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

The New River in our heraldic heritage

I was doing some research on London borough coats of arms and found this nice image of Wood Green's:

Isn't it striking how green it is! The "official blazon" or explanation for the image is:

"The bands of blue and silver…

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Added by Lindsey Berthoud on April 4, 2013 at 9:00 — 9 Comments

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