hackney council

They feel harassed by me???

They feel harassed by me???

In the past, I have used a drug bust that took place in a building I lived in many years ago in Los Angeles, as a way of illustrating my attitude towards curtain twitchers. One day a new neighbour introduced himself to me in the elevator on our way up to the 3rd floor. He […]

Andrew Boff nominated by Conservatives to run in Hackney Central ward in by-election

  I love Hackney, there’s never a dull moment and it’s fast becoming a borough, that is very different from the place I first lived in when I was a teenager in the late 70’s.  I was about to congratulate London Assembly member, Andrew Boff, on his nomination as councillor in Hackney Central ward, when I read somewhere that he has […]

Haters gonna hate in Hackney

Not being the most erudite in the dog pound, I had no idea what Schadenfreude meant and only became aware of the word  after seeing Avenue Q. It’s German for “pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others”. Not so nice is when you know people want to see you fail and will do anything to […]

Segregation in Clapton Common new play area?

I’m looking at the photos on Hackney Hive of the new playground on Clapton Common/ Stamford Hill, and between the photos and what I’ve seen driving by, I don’t know what to make of it. The photo’s sent out by Hackney Council PR show exclusively Orthodox children at the official opening of the play area, […]