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Month: October 2016

Admiralty Arch in central London

'Things are very difficult at home these days', writes Goodlet in week 45 of the serialisation of his diaries from...
Hanger Lane - Goodlet went to watch the funeral train nearby

Week 44 rather bizarrely sees Goodlet registering his regret over the abolishing of the cutlass. A haircut, not with a...
Council leader Julian Bell during a visit to the Calais refugee camp

In August, I visited the refugee camp in Calais that is often referred to as ‘the jungle’. As you can...
Winners St Vincent’s Catholic Primary from West Acton with players Arthur Ellis and Willie Ryan

Around 400 local school children took part in a borough-wide tag rugby competition hosted by a top club. Ealing Trailfinders...
Bank in Acton High Street

Week 43. Cashing a cheque at a bank in Acton (pictured) brought a bit of relief to a week tarnished by financial...
Ealing Swim Club at Gurnell

A free swimming event is being put on this Saturday (15 October) for people with sight loss. It is an...

A local music festival, which is just four years old, has been shortlisted for two national awards. The Hanwell Hootie...
Lyons tea shop in Ealing

Week 42 sees Goodlet lament the state of world affairs as war creeps ever closer: 'What a world. Really, it...
W5 Food Market in front of Ealing Town Hall

Try a taste of something new and enjoy the atmosphere of a family-friendly food market coming to Ealing from this...

Knowing what to do if someone has a heart attack or nasty fall is one thing but would you know...
Crowded library in Acton

Visits to the library (pictured) provide some respite in week 41 from the misery of a bad cold and constant...