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  1. RHB

    There but not there

    There was a chunk of BBC Breakfast time about this Charity this morning. Following on from the poppy displays at the Tower a few years back a new project has been set up to remember those that fell in the first World War. Profits from sales from the web site will go towards the following...
  2. Tommy2holes

    Season card sales

    The official word from the club is that we have sold around 3500 odd season cards. Is this a good number? I would have thought that somewhere between 4-5k would be a good number given price and the state of roots hall. What is a nice gesture and also a clever one one that the club tweeted...
  3. Fire in North Kensington.

    Sounds like the LFB had a major incident (more than 50 casualties) last night in a tower block. Fatalities confirmed and many missing.
  4. Mad Cyril

    Tube question

    I need to get from Fenchurch Street to Kings Cross every day. Is it better to use Aldgate rather than Tower Hill because the trains are more frequent?
  5. RHB

    When Nigel met Donald

    Nigel Farage has already dropped in to Trump Tower for a chat it seems. Downing Street are impressed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37965089
  6. Jam_Man

    Evening Echo : Three Tower Blocks and bigger retail park to Fund 21,000 seat Stadiium

    Front page news on the Echo. Three tower blocks to fund the stadium and stadium to be smaller at 21,000. As planning permission expired and plans are different with a much bigger retail park it is likely to have to go to the government again. However the most interesting thing in the article...
  7. The NHS.....

    Blog can be read Here.. The Old Lovers August 30, 2013 by fakethom | 4 Comments A brief story about two old lovers in hospital. We shall call them Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is dying. He’s on a ward in the bottom corner of a hospital, an is slowly but surely coming to the end of his...
  8. Mad Cyril

    80s Lager adverts.

    Were these the best adverts ever? I watched a few last night and loved the way Paul Hogan was walking around the Tower of London with a pint of Fosters in his hand.
  9. * ORM *

    Spectacular days out!

    A bit of self-promotion but I'm looking for other stories as well. My day has involved conquering my mortal fear of heights by doing the Skywalk at Macao Tower (google it). Started off badly when the daft bint I went with decided to tell me just when we'd handed over ferry tickets that she'd...
  10. callan

    Lets invade France

    Ok....plenty of reasons for invading them (see below for some, I googled off the web earlier),so who's in?....and what can you bring to the team? 1. Riots. There is nothing the French like more than a riot. Half the time it doesn’t have to be about anything particular, they just like getting...
  11. Tangled up in Blue

    English Defence League march through Tower Hamlets banned by Theresa May

    http://gu.com/p/3xfhb I happen to think this is "a victory for common sense" as the article suggests.What do other zoners think?
  12. The General

    Alton Towers

    Me and Em heading up there for the 18/19th this month and looking for some nice but nothing to lavish on the accommodation front. Anyone stayed in and around that area (say within 30/40 mins south of A.T) and could recommend a website or number to call?! Any help muchio appreciated as would...
  13. Napster

    Stobart news

    Trucking group Stobart, whose Eddie Stobart lorries are a common site on Britain's motorways, said its business had made a strong start to the year thanks to new multi-million pound contracts with Irn Bru maker AG Barr and Tesco. The haulier, which is recasting itself as a transport group by...
  14. DTS

    Eastbourne Views

    Got my first pre-season for a few years under my belt today. Eastbourne is only 45 mins or so from home so I made the trip along with my daughter. My first thoughts were I was amazed by big the squad were in terms of height. There are some decent sized players out there which I am guessing must...
  15. southend4ever

    Girlfriend's 21st Birthday Presents

    The situation It is my girlfriend's 21st birthday at the end of the month and I need to sort out her presents. We will have been together for 9 months but very close for 12 months. What do I wish to spend? Between £200-£350. Current Ideas? I do intend to purchase 21 presents. Therefore there...
  16. CC51DAS

    Latest Rumours RM's new Bentley breaks down on the way to Court

    Apparently, red faces all round and air was blue as RM's smart new 10 registered Bentley broke down close to Tower Hill tube station this morning. RM hastily tried to find a cash machine to enable him to top up his oyster card - only to find his card bounced. Apparently, he managed to...
  17. Tangled up in Blue

    Swallowed up-The Observer

    Previous Blog home Debt mountains tower over clubs but football's rulers turn a blind eyeThe Game That Ate Itself. That was the title of Observer Sport's 2004 campaign about English football. So where are we now? Debt is football's issue of the moment, propelled into prominence by the...
  18. Mini Totty Battle of the Mid 90's Indie Diva's!

    So a come down to the Totty Cup, here's another but with those oh so cool Indie chicks that played guitar and wowed us Indie boys in the 90's. Justine I dated Damon Albarn and Brett Anderson and my dad designed the Nat West Tower dontchew know Frischmann. Sonya She's king of the Kerb Madden...
  19. Base Jump off the Dubai Tower

    Errr can I go next...:O http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bX61mYcZOw
  20. Davros

    Thames Clipper

    In the wake of the tube strike, i am looking at using the Thames Clipper tomorrow from Tower Pier to Embankment Pier.... where is Tower Pier though?