Tag: launderette

  • A Knight’s Tale (72: Upstaged)

    The Tokyo Diner at the corner of Newport Street now occupies the site of the laundrette featured in a television film, as far as I remember, about a search for accommodation by a young mother with two small children. Back in the 1970s I had been sitting in my local Soho launderette watching our washing circulating when […]

  • Geoff Austin’s Shoes

    This was a typical March day.  Yes, I know it’s not March, it’s June.  Struggling into the blustery wind, feeling the cold, and scanning the threatening skies, you would never know.  In fact the only week we’ve had so far this year deserving of June’s epithet, ‘flaming’, was in March. Battling along, clutching her fascinator in […]