Tag elephant and castle

Endgame

   Yesterday when I came home the welders were working in on three or four flats all over the building. The reverb from their generators shook through the walls like they were working right next door. When I went out, I…

Elephant and Castle Shopping Mall

   I’ve never known what to say about this mall. I’ve tried to describe it years past and failed because it’s such an odd little corner.    Right now, I am sitting in the Café Nova Interchange (‘making connections!’) off the…

Imperial War Museum

   Went by the Imperial War Museum this morning. All those years in the Elephant and I didn’t even realize that it was there until recently –  a ten minute walk from the Pink Elephant shopping centre.    Big main…

East Street Market

   Went early to the East Street market this morning, part of which winds through the shadow of the mighty Aylesbury Estate, twenty minutes brisk walk down Walworth into the heart of South-East London. I started going when I lived…

Nightclubbin’

   Sunday morning. Ten am.    Two men walking below the back of the train station. Sparse beards, green army jackets. Look more Slavic than English. Very drunk – one guy staggering ahead, the other following holding his camera phone…