Tag: Wimbledon Village

  • Curry, A Biography

    This morning, contemplating my lifelong relationship with curry, I took my usual route to Colliers Wood, turned right into Merton High Street, and continued to Tooting Bec Station where I boarded a tube train back to Morden. Passing a hoarding on the road which forms a bridge dividing two sections of the Wandle Trail, I […]

  • A Little White Lie

    Having heeded the weather forecast, I sweltered under an albeit open raincoat on my usual walk to Colliers Wood en route to Carol’s in SW1, then to Norman’s in Harlesden.  Later, I was grateful for the coat’s protection. Outside a Halal shop in Morden, a delivery man, obviously having risen very early, was indulging in […]

  • A Professional Clean

    Last night I began reading ‘Moonfleet’ by J. Meade Falkner. On this fine June day I took the same walk, with amendments, as yesterday.  Following on from one of that day’s themes, I was only a few yards into Crown Lane when a cyclist rushed past me on the pavement, spurning the allocated cycle lane alongside her […]