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  Thread: Green Chain Walk - Info and more nice walks!
Post: RE: Green Chain Walk - Info and more nice walks!

Oh no - I'm away! Tess and I have been wondering when the next walks would be! Another time... Best of luck with them, the weather should be decent.
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 4 4,010 20-05-2010, 12:33 PM
  Thread: Jim Dowd MP
Post: RE: Jim Dowd MP

I sent an email to Jim Dowd last week and have today received a letter from him stating what action he has taken to help me with my issue. So there are things going on.
Happysnapper Wider Topics 135 72,714 14-04-2010, 07:56 PM
  Thread: East London Line
Post: RE: East London Line

An article in The Grauniad today http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/davehillblog/2010/mar/16/east-london-line-extension-promises-of-prosperity
Happysnapper Wider Topics 281 194,092 08-04-2010, 02:36 PM
  Thread: Royal Mail Delivery of Packages
Post: RE: Royal Mail Delivery of Packages

I've had a card put through my door subsequently. I know it was subsequently because I was working at home at that time and was in the flat all day.
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 33 21,364 01-03-2010, 04:04 PM
  Thread: SE23 woodpecker
Post: RE: SE23 woodpecker

Crikey - poor Woody! That seems like an exercise in futility to me!
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 3 3,524 08-02-2010, 11:54 AM
  Thread: No water!
Post: RE: No water!

I wondered why my shower was all spurty this morning!!
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 9 5,026 05-02-2010, 12:07 PM
  Thread: One Tree Hill
Post: RE: One Tree Hill

Took my dog for a walk to one Tree Hill for the first time on Saturday and have discovered a few ticks on her. Just a warning to other dog owners to have a check on their dogs, just in case. Thought...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 55 38,197 01-02-2010, 12:16 PM
  Thread: Nice walk on Sunday 31st FREE!
Post: RE: Nice walk on Sunday 31st FREE!

Tess definitely keeps me busy as you can imagine! She is very well thank you - still as enthusiastic as ever! Will be keeping my eye out for more GreenChain walks. 30 miles sounds a bit far for T...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 15 8,369 29-01-2010, 03:47 PM
  Thread: Nice walk on Sunday 31st FREE!
Post: RE: Nice walk on Sunday 31st FREE!

I went on a walk with Ian at the end of last year (a rather long one!) and it was great. I can heartily recommend it :o)
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 15 8,369 27-01-2010, 09:38 PM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

Ryananglem - I was about to post exactly the same thing! I had that problem last night. When I spoke to the staff this morning they said I ought to go to an underground station as they couldn't do a...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 114 67,187 27-01-2010, 09:08 PM
  Thread: Guardian Weekend - Let's move to Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Guardian Weekend - Let's move to Honor Oak Par...

"Let's move to South East London" [url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/jan/23/let-move-to-south-east-london]Guardian article[/url]
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 10 10,300 23-01-2010, 06:58 PM
  Thread: Water Supply Problems
Post: RE: Power Cuts

This is interesting. I'm on Perry Vale and noticed my hot water getting progressively cooler this morning - I have a gas boiler....
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 96 58,954 22-01-2010, 02:11 PM
  Thread: Water Supply Problems
Post: RE: Water Supply Problems

Did anyone have a low water pressure problem this morning? Took me ages to have a shower! I'm on Perry Vale near the All In One pub...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 96 58,954 05-01-2010, 01:33 PM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

I'd like to know this too. I usually get a monthly paper ticket and having to use PAYG every day will be significantly more expensive for me.... I have asked the staff at the station but they don'...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 114 67,187 24-11-2009, 12:57 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

http://www.southwarknews.co.uk/00,news,16266,185,00.htm Mayor Boris Johnson has finally agreed to meet with campaigners and talk through the future of the South London Line. ~ Southwark News Articl...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 1,398 798,604 29-10-2009, 04:30 PM
  Thread: 'Let & managed by' signs
Post: RE: 'Let & managed by' signs

My grandad once made a great bird table using the pole of a lettings sign that had been around for too long...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 8 7,703 22-10-2009, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Horniman Museum and Gardens
Post: RE: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Staying away from the Jerk Festival, the Horniman Museum is no. 25 on the top 1001 things to do in London before you leave, courtesy of [url= http://www.timeout.com/london/features/2253/3.html]Time Ou...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 293 178,087 08-10-2009, 03:29 PM
  Thread: Walk the Green Chain - Saturday 26th
Post: RE: Walk the Green Chain - Saturday 26th

I went with Tess (the dog) and we both really enjoyed it. Will definitely be keeping an eye out for more walks. It had the added benefit that my normally hyperactive dog was totally zonked out for a...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 2 2,749 05-10-2009, 12:50 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

I see the wraps are starting to come off!
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 22-09-2009, 05:26 PM
  Thread: Best front man in history
Post: RE: Best front man in history

Agree with dotcom - neither. So many better people to have chosen!!!
Happysnapper Wider Topics 8 4,254 15-09-2009, 03:04 PM
  Thread: Mobile Telephone Etiquette
Post: RE: Mobile Telephone Etiquette

I agree with you that it is rude to be on a phone whilst buying things (for example). Not only is it rude to the person serving but also rude to the person on the other end of the phone! I have cert...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 6 3,046 15-09-2009, 02:57 PM
  Thread: Perry Vale - Road Issues
Post: RE: Perry Vale - Road Issues

Agree with all of that. When turning into Waldram Place from Perry Vale you almost get your bonnet knocked off by cars making a lazy and shallow turn OUT of Waldram Place. When turning OUT of Wald...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 348 184,349 21-08-2009, 10:46 AM
  Thread: Big Spiders
Post: RE: Big Spiders

A couple of friends of mine who live in Surbiton were telling me about this HUGE spider they had in their flat. They had to get it out using a MEASURING JUG as its legs wouldn't fit into a pint glass...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 14 6,778 20-08-2009, 11:37 AM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

Think it looks a lot better! Does this mean the grand unveiling of 'Forest Hill Central' a.k.a City Walk (is that it's new name? I forget...) is almost imminent? I've lost the plot a bit on when ...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 12-08-2009, 11:44 AM
  Thread: Sewer Problems in Dartmouth Road
Post: RE: Sewer Problems in Dartmouth Road

I drove through it last night with my windows open and also didn't smell it, but I did wonder where the leak was coming from. Incidentally Dartmouth Road has got the most uneven road surface ever!!...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 14 7,469 23-06-2009, 12:27 PM
  Thread: Dogs on Buses
Post: RE: Dogs on Buses

Do you have to buy train tickets for a dog? I never have , and I've had my ticket checked a number of times. My dog has never been asked for a ticket :) Totally agree that dogs shouldn't be on se...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 20 10,249 14-05-2009, 02:21 PM
  Thread: Dogs on Buses
Post: RE: Dogs on Buses

Hi there I have a dog and have looked up before whether they are allowed on buses. JohnC is correct in his thinking. My dog is about knee-high and I've always been allowed on buses. However I di...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 20 10,249 07-05-2009, 01:48 PM
  Thread: New Businesses: Dartmouth Place
Post: RE: New Businesses: Dartmouth Place

Exciting stuff! Well noticed!
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 3 3,357 23-04-2009, 11:03 AM
  Thread: Lewisham Homes and Service Charges
Post: RE: Lewisham Homes and Service Charges

Hi Just No it doesn't, I have already checked. Plus, the buildings insurance covers the communcal areas (which is where the problems are) - this is covered in our annual charge. My own flat insur...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 69 45,465 01-04-2009, 09:55 AM
  Thread: Mayow Park
Post: RE: Mayow Park

Have you ever seen two dogs that want to meet each other whilst on long leads? Tanglecity!! And it's not really the same unfortunately...but that it what I will have to do if this order comes thro...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 121 87,228 29-03-2009, 09:42 AM
  Thread: Mayow Park
Post: RE: Mayow Park

Regarding the 'dog on a lead' order, i personally hope they do not impose it. I am a dog owner myself and whilst my dog can be annoying in that she likes to meet new people, she is not at all vicious...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 121 87,228 28-03-2009, 05:00 PM
  Thread: Lewisham Homes and Service Charges
Post: RE: Lewisham Homes and Service Charges

Hi there I'm dreading my service charge this year (also am a leaseholder in a block managed by Lewisham Homes). I'm already going to complain about last years efforts. We supposed to have our lif...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 69 45,465 28-03-2009, 04:50 PM
  Thread: Favourite SE23 Google Map Picture
Post: RE: Favourite SE23 Google Map Picture

I made it on there whilst walking the dog. Hate being papped. Thank god they blurred out my face as I was looking particularly hideous that day!! [url=http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&h...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 16 9,451 23-03-2009, 05:59 PM
  Thread: Feedback on proposed name
Post: RE: Feedback on proposed name

I think it sounds a bit tacky to be honest and I don't like names in capital letters like that - it's like someone is ordering me to do it and I don't repsond well to that! I also actually love t...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 16 7,330 18-03-2009, 01:35 PM
  Thread: Perry Vale Car Park
Post: RE: Perry Vale Car Park

Part of the reason it is underused it because there is plenty of free on-street parking during the day, plus cars tend to park in the small car park next to the Perystreete block of flats (meaning tha...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 22 14,046 17-03-2009, 05:57 PM
  Thread: Any advice on buying chickens please
Post: RE: Any advice on buying chickens please

Ros - you might like to try ebay if you haven't already ...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 10 5,866 12-03-2009, 12:53 PM
  Thread: ?BBC actor? offering ?cocktail party without the cocktails??
Post: RE: ?BBC actor? offering ?cocktail party without t...

It does sound a bit dodgy...at least he wasn't offering you a 'cocktail sausage' :rofl:
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 9 5,751 04-03-2009, 04:35 PM
  Thread: Late night party Waldram or Westbourne
Post: RE: Late night party Waldram or Westbourne

We're quite often kept awake by people in the ground floor flat where I love. The Police won't do anything. Call Lewisham Council - they have a noise department (which is only open til 3am) and they...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 15 8,741 22-02-2009, 03:05 PM
  Thread: Tips on tips?
Post: RE: Tips on tips?

Thanks so much everyone - really helpful. I have had of freecycle and used gumtree a lot, but really - I wouldn't want to inflict these armchairs on anyone!! :laugh:
Happysnapper Wider Topics 28 28,939 20-02-2009, 11:04 AM
  Thread: Tips on tips?
Post: Tips on tips?

Hi there Does anyone know where the nearesrt rubbish tip is to Forest Hill? Have searched Lewisham website and can't find anything. Have sent them an email so will hopefully hear back soon, but w...
Happysnapper Wider Topics 28 28,939 18-02-2009, 08:38 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

Loads of the flats on www.rightmove.com for sale now (maybe they have been for some time and I haven't noticed) - asking price for a one bed ground floor flat is still ?250k. :wow:
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 17-02-2009, 11:02 AM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

Phew - don't panic. I just took another walk down there and called the 24hr security number - they've sent someone to have a look and fix the problem....
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 13-02-2009, 07:38 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: **HELP!!**

Have just walked past FHC to see that there is GALLONS of water streaming down through the building. Have called Lewisham Council, who suggested I call the local police. Any other suggestions??:ohmy...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 13-02-2009, 07:28 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

[quote]Really quite typically pathetic of the railway industry, but at least we have got them to reopen the gate while nothing is happening.[/quote] Totally agree and well done for getting that gat...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 761 465,201 13-02-2009, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Seeking List of Roads in SE23
Post: RE: Seeking List of Roads in SE23

Actually - an edit to my previous post - don't choose 'current' (otherwise it asks for more details like street name etc), just press go and then it will give you the long list. G
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 14 8,100 04-02-2009, 12:52 PM
  Thread: Seeking List of Roads in SE23
Post: RE: Seeking List of Roads in SE23

Hi there The place where you can get the info from (for free) is www.voa.gov.uk. It's a list of all the council taxed properties (and properties that pay business rates too) Click on this link ...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 14 8,100 04-02-2009, 12:50 PM
  Thread: Seeking List of Roads in SE23
Post: RE: Seeking List of Roads in SE23

I know where you can find this but it will require a bit of work your end. I too would be interested to know why you need this! (just for nosiness' sake you understand!)
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 14 8,100 03-02-2009, 08:44 AM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

Too funny, johnnyb7, too funny :rofl:
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 289 178,538 19-01-2009, 05:44 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill's Xmas Tree
Post: RE: Forest Hill's Xmas Tree

Surely it's well after Twelfth Night now.... how much bad luck is Forest Hill in for in 2009 by leaving these up for so long ..... :unsure:
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 50 31,495 19-01-2009, 05:31 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill underpass
Post: RE: Forest Hill underpass

I agree that the wall panel is great. I love finding little interesting bits and pieces when I walk around :) Yes, the wide pavement is better but I have still got a branch in the eye a few times ...
Happysnapper SE23 Topics 17 9,576 19-12-2008, 01:26 PM
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