Tag Archives: Ken Towl

How Lime puts the squeeze on bike riders, at 15p per minute

KEN TOWL took a ride on one of the new dockless e-bikes that can be found in the borough, so that you don’t have to… The future has arrived in Croydon, and the future is green. Lime green. The future … Continue reading

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Artists open their doors to show off a vivid picture Palace

The first Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House event started yesterday. KEN TOWL went along to see what it has to offer One hundred and fifty years ago, Camille Pissarro lived on Westow Hill, finding beauty in the ordinary streets around … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Step out on our next guided ramble, May 18

Places are now open for Inside Croydon’s latest guided walk, in and around our bit of south London, and to be held on Saturday, May 18. Ken Towl, our non-resident rambler, will again be leading the way as we explore … Continue reading

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A gentle amble across two hemispheres, and a giant mystery

WANDLE WANDERER: After the first Inside Croydon guided walk, editor STEVEN DOWNES rambles on more than usual (if that were possible) What is it? A simple enough question, but one that none of our number could answer. Perhaps 12-foot across, … Continue reading

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More savour-me-slowly than kiss-me-quick at Bauhaus-on-Sea

KEN TOWL’s been on his travels again, discovering a potential excursion to… Bexhill With a cluster of bank holidays approaching, and the weather, tentatively, getting warmer, it is time to start planning a trip or, as Chaucer put it in … Continue reading

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READER OFFER: Join us for Ken Towl’s Magical Mystery Tour

Inside Croydon’s non-resident rambler is off on his travels again soon. And this time, he’s giving iC’s loyal readers the chance to tag along for the trip. Saturday, April 6, will be Inside Croydon’s first public guided walk, with Ken … Continue reading

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BINMAGEDDON!: The six-month saga to get one bin changed

CROYDON COMMENTARY: We appear to have a new version of the ‘how many people does it take to change a light-bulb’ gag here in Croydon… Only this one, inevitably, involves the bins. From the recent experience of KEN TOWL, pictured, … Continue reading

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