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  Thread: FH is amazing, what do you think would make the area better than it is allready!
Post: RE: FH is amazing, what do you think would make th...

[quote=Perryman]What about having a large brass statue outside the station? I suggest one of Freddie Horniman having a cup of tea sitting on a Walrus.[/quote]I second this great idea. I bought som...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 47 37,073 23-01-2014, 05:54 PM
  Thread: New coffee shop in Forest Hill
Post: RE: New coffee shop in Forest Hill

Does this Coffee Shop/Caff/Sandwich Shop have a name?
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 23 29,160 10-01-2014, 09:24 AM
  Thread: Volunteers
Post: RE: Volunteers in SE23

[quote=P1971]The 3 planters outside the job centre...[/quote]Maybe the Jobcentre Plus people could be inspired to spruce it up? (Is the Manager's name, Peter?) That reminds me...I should sign-on. ...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 13 12,841 06-01-2014, 09:58 AM
  Thread: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required please!
Post: RE: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required...

[quote=Alice]I'm pretty sure I didn't see you pilfer any of his dog biscuits...although I can't be sure...[/quote]Good. Then only Baxter saw me.
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 39 33,283 06-01-2014, 05:47 AM
  Thread: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required please!
Post: RE: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required...

New Year's Day was excellent! Thank you so much, Alice, for arranging all of us volunteers. And especially admirable with your first baby in tow. And just over 8 weeks old now. Please say "Hi" to t...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 39 33,283 05-01-2014, 05:52 PM
  Thread: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required please!
Post: RE: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required...

[quote=Alice]Snazy...when you pop in re the minibus today...[/quote]Snazy, let me know when you pop over to Alice's place as I would love to scoot around, too. (If that is OK with you, Alice?) I wo...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 39 33,283 29-12-2013, 10:28 AM
  Thread: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required please!
Post: RE: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required...

[quote=Snazy]As for the area, unfortunate timing for the stabbing to occur at the petrol station on your new patch[/quote]It wasn't me. I don't know nuffin about nuffin. The locals at Sydenham will...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 39 33,283 28-12-2013, 03:48 PM
  Thread: Volunteer minibus driver - New Year's Day
Post: RE: Volunteer minibus driver - New Year's Day

[quote=P1971]I'd like to donate some traditional sweets for the journey if that's ok with you.[/quote]You little beauty, Pauline! I love all lollies. Especially, Curly Wurlys. Thank you so mu...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 10 10,541 28-12-2013, 03:16 PM
  Thread: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required please!
Post: RE: Early rising potato peeling volunteer required...

Hi Snazy, You should have a missive in your Private Messages on SE23.com from me as you read this. I reckon you will be the Captain of the Minibus and I will be the Co-Pilot. But we can figure t...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 39 33,283 28-12-2013, 03:09 PM
  Thread: FH is amazing, what do you think would make the area better than it is allready!
Post: RE: FH is amazing, what do you think would make th...

[quote=JMLF]An amazing bookstore and a pretty decent health food store real close to the station.[/quote] Absolutely, JMLF. And I noticed last week that the St. Christopher's Hospice store right n...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 47 37,073 24-12-2013, 11:05 AM
  Thread: Forum Drinks - 23rd December
Post: RE: Forum Drinks - 23rd December

Hi Michael, I put that beautiful brown scarf behind the bar for the owner to claim. I have my pens. Thank you for reminding us about that. I had a great time. Emma and Ron were there for a wh...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 28 23,933 24-12-2013, 10:41 AM
  Thread: Forum Drinks - 23rd December
Post: RE: Forum Drinks - 23rd December

Jane_D, I know. A few minutes ago the wind was so strong that I thought someone was knocking on my window. I think I will be down at The Hob sooner rather than later. When I get there I will grab one ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 28 23,933 23-12-2013, 05:48 PM
  Thread: Forum Drinks - 23rd December
Post: RE: Forum Drinks - 23rd December

I turn my back for five minutes and there are plans afoot to play guessing games and generally have fun. What is the world coming to, eh? This does sound like a hoot. P1971 will be easy to spot...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 28 23,933 23-12-2013, 04:52 PM
  Thread: Mobility help for the disabled and elderly
Post: RE: Mobility help for the disabled and elderly

Hi Jim, What a well written message. My Dad is in the same situation as you. I know how difficult simple tasks, to me, can represent challenges to many others. I cannot answer either of your ...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 1 2,871 21-12-2013, 01:21 PM
  Thread: Forum Drinks - 23rd December
Post: RE: Forum Drinks - 23rd December

I popped into The Hob yesterday arvo and bumped into Madame Emma, Supreme Guv'nor of all she surveys. Well, at least to The Hob's property boundary. (A quick correction - Food at The Hob will be ma...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 28 23,933 20-12-2013, 07:34 PM
  Thread: Charger for laptop needed urgently
Post: RE: Charger for laptop needed urgently

I was just walking past the little shop near Energie and thought that I would enquire. Different chap from before. I asked for a Lenovo charger. He stared at me like I was an alien. Lenovo...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 6 6,742 19-12-2013, 02:48 PM
  Thread: Charger for laptop needed urgently
Post: RE: Charger for laptop needed urgently

[quote=Thorners]...does anyone know of any electrical/computer stores in the general area who might stock this?[/quote]What a bother! Well, first I would give these guys a shout at their brand new ME...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 6 6,742 19-12-2013, 12:47 PM
  Thread: Forum Drinks - 23rd December
Post: RE: Meeting new people

The Hob is looking very good for the SE23.com Massive from 7pm on Monday, 23rd December 2013. I chit-chatted with one of their great Managers, Monica. Monica looked in the booking diary and noth...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 28 23,933 19-12-2013, 08:45 AM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

Right then, I am going to head out onto the streets of Forest Hill. I have get my beard trimmed by the fine barbers opposite the excellently refurbished CO-OP, have a chat with the fine people at ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 01:45 PM
  Thread: Dartmouth Road attitudes & behaviours
Post: RE: Dartmouth Road - Attitudes & behaviours stink!

If confusion is what you are looking for, rshdunlop, then you have arrived at the correct thread.
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 41,269 18-12-2013, 01:27 PM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

[quote=charsiew]Please though, in the new year we should try and meet up and others as well of course![/quote]No-one else. It will just be us. We will form a little clique and make snide and r...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 12:45 PM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

[quote=michael]Are we too late to organise something before Christmas?[/quote]It is never too late. The 23rd strikes me as a good date for some reason. A Monday. If you think this is good, then ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 11:34 AM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

[quote=charsiew]I was trying to be clever earlier...[/quote]My uptake this morning is rather glacial. That was good. I'm chuckling to myself as I tap this in. Good luck to your new housemate and...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 11:04 AM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

[quote=charsiew]I'm scared that she will get a frosty reception[/quote]Well then, she could come and say "Hi" to my neighbours. If that does not sound like a plan, then what P1971 and Anotherjohn s...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 10:26 AM
  Thread: Meeting new people
Post: RE: Meeting new people

Hi J, When I first moved into Forest Hill in 1997, I introduced myself to my immediate neighbours. And it just snowballed from there...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 17 12,562 18-12-2013, 09:47 AM
  Thread: Dartmouth Road attitudes & behaviours
Post: RE: Dartmouth Road - Attitudes & behaviours stink!

[quote=Anotherjohn]It's probably in honour and recognition of the local importance of that damn good little coffee shop down there![/quote]Agreed. You have inspired me, Anotherjohn. I was going ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 41,269 18-12-2013, 09:36 AM
  Thread: Dartmouth Road attitudes & behaviours
Post: RE: Dartmouth Road - Attitudes & behaviours stink!

[quote=BT]ITS DAVIDS ROAD and always has been[/quote] Is it Davids Road or David's Road?
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 41,269 18-12-2013, 09:22 AM
  Thread: FH is amazing, what do you think would make the area better than it is allready!
Post: RE: FH is amazing, what do you think would make th...

[quote=rshdunlop]I'd second that, Benderish.[/quote] I'd third that, rshdunlop. Good pavements make such a difference. Look at how popular Oxford Street is in Big London. People come from all over ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 47 37,073 18-12-2013, 09:07 AM
  Thread: Dartmouth Road attitudes & behaviours
Post: RE: Dartmouth Road - Attitudes & behaviours stink!

[quote=Benderish]We Aussie's don't really care for lesser sport like soccer...[/quote]I KNOW! The locals over here do get quite excited over this soccer malarkey. And it is so nice that the Ashe...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 41,269 17-12-2013, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Dartmouth Road attitudes & behaviours
Post: RE: Dartmouth Road - Attitudes & behaviours stink!

[quote=rbmartin]...and have felt perfectly safe, even when people congregate outside the Capitol on a Friday and Saturday night near to closing time.[/quote]That is usually me and my lot. The Capito...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 41,269 17-12-2013, 04:04 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Society AGM
Post: RE: Forest Hill Society AGM

[quote=michael]Hopefully a few regulars on SE23.com will take the opportunity to join the Executive of the Society...[/quote] Hi Michael, Thank you for the reminder about the Forest Hill Society A...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 21 28,900 10-12-2013, 04:23 PM
  Thread: Volunteer minibus driver - New Year's Day
Post: RE: Volunteer minibus driver - New Year's Day

I am also available, Alice. (I could do with topping up my karma.) And it sounds like fun to spin around London on New Year's Day. I have a standard British Driving License. Do I require an enhanced ...
Cellar Door Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 10 10,541 08-12-2013, 01:45 PM
  Thread: Sainsburys big freeze
Post: RE: Sainsburys big freeze

[quote=roz]No one wants the shop to shut in the lead up to Xmas... ...it would be good for the public to both appreciate the stoicism of the staff... ...remind the management of their obligation...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 36 33,325 08-12-2013, 01:38 PM
  Thread: ADT security consultants cold calling
Post: RE: Bogus 'security' consultants cold calling?

[quote=wendyb]They used a distinctive doorbell ring followed swiftly by urgent knocking.[/quote]Thank you very much for the update, wendyb. I cannot wait for them to visit.
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 50 53,222 04-12-2013, 12:25 AM
  Thread: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday
Post: RE: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday

When I was at the table buying my raffle tickets I saw the beautiful cards for the Remembrance Tree Service. The pictures on the cards were just so evocative of Christmas. (Well done to the people tha...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 8 7,929 01-12-2013, 01:40 PM
  Thread: Pub with BT Sport?
Post: RE: Pub with BT Sport?

I am so pleased, Jane_D, for your partner. I shall be making my way to the Bricklayers shortly, too. It is a sensational arvo of football. And the Bricklayers broadcasts Sky Sports from their...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 3 5,330 01-12-2013, 12:57 PM
  Thread: Pub with BT Sport?
Post: RE: Pub with BT Sport?

Hi Jane_D, Ouch! Sorry to read that your partner signed up to Sky Sport just before the BT Sport victory. All is not lost, though. Tap or click on this cheeky [url=http://sport.bt.com/pubfind...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 3 5,330 01-12-2013, 12:00 PM
  Thread: NYE in Forest Hill
Post: RE: NYE in Forest Hill

[quote=TheMinxyBee]...from the top of Sydenham Rise/Sydenham Hill.[/quote]I was just standing there about 3 o'clock. I've lived in SE23 for nearly 17 years and did not know such a view like that exist...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 5 7,825 30-11-2013, 07:02 PM
  Thread: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday
Post: RE: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday

I am back from the St Christopher's Hospice Christmas Fete. I bought so much. I now am the proud owner of a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. Soaps. Bath bombs. Christmas cards. I am still pulling thing...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 8 7,929 30-11-2013, 06:22 PM
  Thread: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday
Post: RE: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday

[quote=SElady]Sorry got the timing wrong - 11 - 3.30[/quote]Thank you very much, SElady, for the timing update. And for putting the address in. I am getting ready now to ride my bicycle over to Law...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 8 7,929 30-11-2013, 11:42 AM
  Thread: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday
Post: RE: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday

Lovely. Thank you, Michael. Right then, I'm now preparing my wish list to hand to Santa tomorrow over at St Christopher's Hospice in Sydenham. (And that is quite fancy that you can win a car at ...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 8 7,929 29-11-2013, 04:15 PM
  Thread: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday
Post: RE: St Christopher's Hospice Fete this Saturday

Thank you SElady for alerting me to this. I love a good fete. This is a silly question. But I'm pretty accomplished at silly questions, so here we go... Is the St Christopher's Hospice Christ...
Cellar Door Wider Topics 8 7,929 29-11-2013, 03:31 PM
  Thread: 76-78 Honor Oak Park (ex Old Bank)
Post: RE: Planning: 76-78 Honor Oak Park (was The Old Ba...

[quote=daveherne]agreed![/quote]Agreed with your agreed. Beautifully observed AMFM.
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 736 642,540 27-11-2013, 03:06 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Food Fair - Sunday 1st December
Post: RE: Forest Hill Food Fair - Sunday 1st December

I look forward to this turning on of these lights. And for the annual return of the famous Forest Hill Christmas Tree. Will it be at its traditional wild tilt? (Click [url=http://www.se23.com/forum/sh...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 12 13,121 26-11-2013, 12:04 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Food Fair - Sunday 1st December
Post: RE: Forest Hill Food Fair - Sunday 1st December

[quote=Michael]The Forest Hill Society started running our Food Fairs on a monthly basis in April 2012.[/quote] Hi Michael, The Food Fairs have been another rip-roaring success by the Forest Hill ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 12 13,121 25-11-2013, 01:20 PM
  Thread: Traffic Lights outside Co-Op, Forest Hill
Post: RE: Traffic lights Dartmouth Road/London Road

[quote=Deano]Fantastic stuff! Well done.[/quote] Agreed. Excellent work, Mr_Numbers. [quote=Deano]You can go on the fourth plinth now![/quote] Deano, you can still have the fourth plinth. Sh...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 38 31,368 11-11-2013, 05:04 PM
  Thread: Haunted places in se23
Post: RE: Haunted places in se23

[quote=dovetail]Yes. The Capitol has 4 ghosts.[/quote] Thank you for the information, dovetail. Technical question... Are they ghosts or spirits in The Capitol?
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 6 7,782 02-11-2013, 04:01 PM
  Thread: Moving to Wood Vale - what's it like?
Post: RE: Moving to Wood Vale - what's it like?

Hello ARL, I've been riding past there for the last 17 years. In all the times that I've whizzed past on the bicycle I can report not a single "con". No gunshots. That happens more when I get to...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 5 7,394 29-10-2013, 06:52 PM
  Thread: The great storm of 2013
Post: RE: The great storm of 2013

Nothing on Woodcombe Crescent that I can see. Except for a Bosch Fridge/Freezer sitting next to a tree near the junction of Devonshire Road. I don't think it flew there with the help of the win...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 5 6,627 29-10-2013, 06:43 PM
  Thread: Farmers' market in the Horniman Gardens
Post: RE: Brilliant new farmers' market in the Horniman ...

[quote=Denfra]Now I will probably look like that bad person…[/quote]Bad Denfra. You bad, bad person, you. I’m with you on this one. P1971 and others along Dartmouth Road appear to have a bit of a ...
Cellar Door SE23 Topics 218 187,373 29-10-2013, 05:53 PM
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