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by mosy
8 Feb 2020 17:48
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: 242 kirkdale road
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: 242 kirkdale road

I could be talking through my hat but I'd have thought the land registry would show the legal ownership. Alternatively, the council tends to know who owns which commercial premises, but which department would tell you I don't know.
by mosy
25 Jan 2020 15:58
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Woodfall's Golden 50
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re: Woodfall's Golden 50

If you need better quality lenses, e.g. thinner or lightweight ones or with corrections, they tend to be the same price at any optician (supplier catalogue price) so good service and after-sale service when paying a lot is valuable in itself - and Woodfall's are very good. They do sell inexpensive l...
by mosy
19 Jan 2020 15:15
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Speeding around the thorpes
Replies: 4
Views: 1117

Re: Speeding around the thorpes

Oh, is that what it was? At first I thought it was the usual 4.58am jet aircraft but the noise lasted longer, then I heard the jet, so wondered what it was.
by mosy
1 Jan 2020 17:15
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Winterval greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Re: Winterval greetings

Hi Robin Orton, it's the complaint made by those of, ahem, a temporarily fragile disposition that the noise the kitten's making is unbearable. Remedies like a full English brekkie, Bloody Mary or hair of the dog do work incidentally, all having logical science reasons why one or other will work for ...
by mosy
1 Jan 2020 15:47
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Winterval greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Re: Winterval greetings

Happy Hangover everyone 8) Stop that kitten playing with a ball of wool. <-Yes, that old chestnut, but never mind as we have a whole new decade now to post better jokes :D

All good wishes for '20s.
by mosy
25 Dec 2019 12:28
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Winterval greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Re: Winterval greetings

Indeed. Perhaps a rousing sing song?

Deck the halls with boughs of holly

Altogether now ...

Fa la la la laaah, la la lah la laaah

Now's the season to be jolly

Be jolly people! Or else...

Luv ya all :)
by mosy
11 Dec 2019 15:30
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Replacing windows
Replies: 16
Views: 3668

Re: Replacing windows

Many thanks Stuart. It might be better for me to concentrate on windows and figure out a different alternative for the doors.
by mosy
9 Dec 2019 21:18
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Replacing windows
Replies: 16
Views: 3668

Re: Replacing windows

Thanks for taking the trouble maestro; your working knowledge gives lots of info and is much appreciated.
by mosy
9 Dec 2019 20:56
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Theft in broad daylight
Replies: 6
Views: 2066

Re: Theft in broad daylight

Honestly, it's in The Times for any doubters: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/mattresses-are-the-new-target-for-thieves-at-five-star-hotels-fs8d9kml3 and elsewhere in print. I imagine it's either dead of night with ground floor windows likely to be left open or more likely people in overalls with...
by mosy
9 Dec 2019 13:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Theft in broad daylight
Replies: 6
Views: 2066

Re: Theft in broad daylight

There was a radio news item today that the latest trend is of stealing mattresses from hotels.
by mosy
7 Dec 2019 13:37
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Replacing windows
Replies: 16
Views: 3668

Re: Replacing windows

I could do with a secondary whatever for a French double door which has a concrete lintel. How are the fixings put on since you're not supposed to drill into concrete (can cause stress fractures)?
Ta.
by mosy
7 Dec 2019 13:28
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Food bank
Replies: 7
Views: 1294

Re: Food bank

The Sainsbury shop set behind The Greyhound used to have a trolley for food gifts. I haven't been in lately, but it was by the cashier checkout so just inside the main entrance door.
by mosy
26 Nov 2019 14:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Black cabbies in celebration.....
Replies: 11
Views: 2652

Re: Black cabbies in celebration.....

Or that there are Ubers floating about in south London and other non central areas to begin with. Seemingly Ubers are discriminated against in central London as they are subject to the congestion charge which black cabs are exempt from. However, I'm sure Uber will succeed in their appeal. No politic...
by mosy
25 Nov 2019 23:44
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Low water pressure
Replies: 8
Views: 1562

Re: Low water pressure

Ours went off altogether for about 12 hours a few days ago due to a mains pipe in Newlands Park. Haven't been monitoring pressure today so can't comment.
by mosy
25 Nov 2019 23:40
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Black cabbies in celebration.....
Replies: 11
Views: 2652

Re: Black cabbies in celebration.....

alywin, I think black cabs can refuse fares if they're going home as not obliged to take people if not on their route home. Surprising how many are homeward bound at the mere mention of Sarf London. Uber is global and is in debt for billions with a hugely inflated share price so they'll be reluctant...
by mosy
25 Nov 2019 23:29
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: PFC Penge Food Centre Sydenham Road
Replies: 35
Views: 15015

Re: PFC Penge Food Centre Sydenham Road

It's over two years since mistakes were reported in this thread. I suggest that people ask for their change to be put on the counter then always say "Is that right?". (Busy yourself with purse/wallet or ingredient label so no hands.) Also ask for a till receipt if one is not offered, which it very o...
by mosy
23 Nov 2019 16:00
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Coop Forest Hill
Replies: 11
Views: 2340

Re: Coop Forest Hill

Just out of interest, does this new one have those ridiculously tall shelves, as the Syd. Rd. one did after a refit making shopping there a real chore having to keep needing an assistant's help? I wonder if that was part of its downfall. You mention lots of space - is it user friendly?
by mosy
20 Nov 2019 21:18
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Coop Forest Hill
Replies: 11
Views: 2340

Re: Coop Forest Hill

If austerity really is easing the new Co-op ought to do well as they are good as long as no immediate competition will kill it on price competition. Sydenham Road closed at a time when the Co-op bank was struggling so lots were closed but it was maybe 20% or even 30% higher price on some things comp...
by mosy
7 Nov 2019 15:42
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Fatal Accident Outside Catford Station
Replies: 13
Views: 3060

Re: Fatal Accident Outside Catford Station

A pity to note - apart from in Stuart's contributions - the usual victim blaming, ignorance, and total lack of any kind of evidence based solution. These incidents will continue to happen as long as we tolerate the sharing of road space between people on bikes, and people driving large lorries with...
by mosy
3 Nov 2019 17:14
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Fatal Accident Outside Catford Station
Replies: 13
Views: 3060

Re: Fatal Accident Outside Catford Station

Very sad. I note the linked article says, or at least implies, that the lorry driver didn't stop immediately. It makes me wonder if he even knew, if it happened in his blind spot (or one of them). I have seen cycles mount the pavement specifically to give lorries a wide berth which is not good if pe...