Out & About: Music, Fun & Cream Teas
We are a funny lot – today is officially National Cream Teas Day. As it is one of my favourite indulgences I may just get into the spirit – why not make it last all weekend? Only problem is, will it be Devon (cream first) or Cornish (jam first)?
Personally, it’ ...
Out and About
Isn’t London looking lovely covered in blossom and spring flowers? You will probably want to get out in the garden or into one of our local green spaces but don’t forget this is your very last chance to Spot-It! in March. For details see: https://www.prickettandelli ...
Out and About: Go Ape & Listen to Latin
If you have children who are desperate to get out and about you may want to let them Go Ape. The well known forest adventure provider is opening a new centre in Ally Pally on Saturday 18 March I am told that ‘days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, h ...
What’s the Story? Oh Deer at Ally Pally
‘Our deer will not be shot’ – thanks to the Ham & High for this bit of dramatic news. It seems that yet another feature of the Palace is going to change as the small herd of Fallow deer are suffering from stress and will be transported to a new home in Devon. Vet ...
What’s the Story? The Grove
I’ve often wondered why The Grove in Alexandra Park feels different from the rest of the Palace grounds.
Could it be because some of the most celebrated figures of the eighteenth century walked here when it formed part of the grounds of a grand home known as – The Grove?
Out and About: OM Yoga Show Ally Pally
I joined a yoga class after the birth of my youngest child and after a year the teacher told me that I had done, ‘so well’, considering I was the most unbendy person she had ever taught. I’m thinking perhaps it’s time to start again and who knows perhaps I’ll be able t ...
What’s the Story? Dr. Barton’s Airship
People in London were first hit by bombs dropped by German Zeppelin in 1915. Anyone living in North London at the time must have been asking themselves why we had no answer to this threat, since they would have known about the amazing Dr Barton and the airship he had been buildi ...