Monthly Archives: May 2010

Big Lunch gathers pace

I’m planning another Big Lunch this year, and pimping the pavements in preparation. Out there this evening I bumped into Becki, a stranger, but actually a neighbour of 12 months. It turns out she’s a community youth leader too. So … Continue reading

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Spottings

I’m spotting more pimped pavements around London, tentative little seasonal plantings of bright bedding. These are encouraging signs, simple steps towards something more spectacular. Here’s one in a traditional tree pit on Kings Cross Road, and another on Cold Harbour … Continue reading

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Unfortunate chopping

Earlier this year my neighbours and I pimped three tree pits in Princess Street Southwark. We planted around three ornamental pear trees that Trees For Cities had planted here in spring 2006. Actually they’d planted four but one had been … Continue reading

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