Tag Archives: Crystal Palace Food Market

Crystal Palace Food Market: hanging in for a WIN…

Credit: Chareon Tapaneyasastr Credit: Laura Marchant-Short My Saturdays are never truly complete without a morning visit to Crystal Palace Food Market. Even though trying to leave the house with two small kids and all the crap that they need is a heart-attack-inducing experience, we are always glad to have made the short trek up the […]

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Cabbages & roses in my front garden

I am about to allow local Transition Town volunteers to grow fruit and vegetables in my front garden. People walking past will soon be able to see  a profusion of runner beans, salads and exotic herbs growing next to our ancient, gnarled rose bushes, whereas almost everyone else on my road has neat front gardens […]

Crystal Palace: A new foodie paradise?

When I moved to Crystal Palace in SE London 12 years ago, it was a bit of a desert for anyone that likes to eat and drink nice things. Although there were lots of takeaways and restaurants, many were depressingly average. The middle class foodie’s best bet for a drink out, amid a motley selection […]