Crystal Palace/Sydenham/Penge Chitter Chatter

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by FoxyRed, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    That place has improved in recent months :)
  2. komodo

    komodo Well-Known Member

    The food in Reunion is fine and the garden at the back as lovely as ever.
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  3. discobastard

    discobastard edited

    That is indeed a shame, more than once I went in for their BCM - beans, cheese and marmite on granary toast :thumbs:
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  4. oryx

    oryx Sitting on the bock of the day

    Yes, I used to like that! BCM is very easy to replicate at home and became one of my favourite working-from-home lunches.

    I enjoyed Domali occasionally when I worked in CP. Also liked the enormous veggie sausage and salad sarnies. That was a frighteningly long time ago though...
  5. colacubes

    colacubes Well-Known Member

    The food in The White Hart is really good. We go about once a month for the quiz and I've never had a duff meal there :thumbs:
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  6. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    I’ve had several duff (vegetarian) meals there over the years but, as I say, they’ve certainly improved.
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  7. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    I'm the same as you. I used to go there quite a bit years ago when I was working nearby and then occasionally after and it was always busy. I've no idea why they decided to relaunch and the whole buggy-gate thing when they seemed to be doing fine.
  8. RubyToogood

    RubyToogood can't remember what goes here

    Really? I hate it. They're a total chain (Mitchell and Butler like the Commercial in HH) and it's all out of the freezer and then microwaved etc. Treat yourselves and try the Sparrowhawk some time.

    I used to like the White Hart but got fed up of the relentlessly crap veggie menu options.
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  9. Crompton33

    Crompton33 New Member

    Any long term residents of Crystal Palace able to help?

    The dinosaur area in the park used to have a mock up "lead mine" and several caves with (fake?) stalactites etc which people could go in. Best info I've got is that these closed in 1993 - presumably due to safety.

    I would be interested in hearing what they are like inside if anyone has been in them in the past. Surprisingly I can find no photos or much information online - no Urbex etc!

    Here is a pic of the now gated off entrance: Stock Photo - Entrance to lead mine Crystal Palace Park Bromley South London London England Great Britain United Kingdom Europe

    Thanks to anyone who can help!
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  10. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    The Robert Elms show (hosted by Jason Rozam today) is all about Crystal Palace on today's show.
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  11. hash tag

    hash tag member

    Quicky retunes. The park is brilliant if a little neglected. The dinosaurs :D
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  12. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

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  13. tommers

    tommers Your disco needs you

    I think we'll pop in at some point. Out today but maybe this evening or tomorrow afternoon.

    Dog show 12-3 tomorrow :thumbs:
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  14. Harry Smiles

    Harry Smiles Well-Known Member

    Whatever happened to FoxyRed?
  15. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

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  16. jsrymell

    jsrymell New Member

    Surely: ‘...given Wogan has a pier’?
  17. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Camberwell soundtrack

  18. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

  19. spanglechick

    spanglechick High Empress of Dressing Up

    I drove past this cordon earlier, about 4pm. Fuck these cunts with guns. A fucking high street in the middle of the afternoon? How dare people take their ridiculous, inflated sense of importance into a public place.
  20. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    I heard on the news that he accidentally shot himself! :eek:
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  21. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member

    According to media reports:

  22. hash tag

    hash tag member

    I read he aimed at a car window and it bounced off the window. Bullet proof glass?
    A loss of any life is sad, but, isn't it ironic!
  23. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member

    Increasingly, the taking of this "ridiculous, inflated sense of importance into public spaces" is no longer limited only to those with access with firearms.

    In the latest example of bizarre police-speak, the Metropolitan Police have declared this Sunday afternoon shooting in broad daylight as "non-suspicious":

    Police declare death of man 'who shot himself' in Sydenham as non-suspicious

    Hopefully, when the inquest into the killing of the Late Reece Marvin Ramsey-Johnson is opened on 26 September 2019, we will all hear exactly how "non-suspicious" this all is:

    This is "non-suspicious"?
  24. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member

    Ayodeji Azeez murder trial: 'Teenage girl lured man to his death on Snapchat in plot to steal his BMW'

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