WORDS TO THE WISE: Favourite quotes from our February 28 edition
Younger people feel lost if they don t know about their backgrounds. If you don t know where you come from, you don t know who you are. Poet Abdullah Botan has been campaigning for Somali to be offered as a GCSE subject in Camden schools, and now it s set
Younger people feel lost if they don't know about their backgrounds. If you don't know where you come from, you don't know who you are.
Poet Abdullah Botan has been campaigning for Somali to be offered as a GCSE subject in Camden schools, and now it's set to happen.
I think I'd have to organise a naked beauty pageant for women, like a naked Miss World.
Stables Market trader Florence Waller's unusual response to our 'Mayor for a day' question in our weekly Who's Who feature.
With Sophie Ellis-Bexter I was cheeky, asking how short can a skirt go? We had a laugh and she said the model can always wear nice knickers if needed. I definitely gave the viewers an eyeful!
Fashion student Chelsey Oliver (pictured) has her eyes on the big prize in Sky's Project Catwalk.
- 1 Major tube strike to follow Queen's Platinum Jubilee long weekend
- 2 Walking book club: Hampstead Heath, Death and The Penguin
- 3 Belsize Village restaurant hires young Ukrainian refugee
- 4 Calls for removal of South End Green phone box
- 5 Barnet leader pledges council tax rebate and an end to outsourcing
- 6 Campaign launched after girl suffers fractured ribs from e-scooter crash
- 7 Camden teacher's cycle ride to find a cure for daughter's 'sleeping beauty' syndrome
- 8 HGO double bill: modern dress baroque opera as it would have sounded centuries ago
- 9 Two-year waitlist for mental health patients at Tavistock Centre
- 10 Covid: Slight rise in admissions but fewer patients in hospital overall
People are pretty moody on their way to work. Everyone is usually in a bit of a daze on the Tube.
Regular underground user Zahi Farhadi isn't convinced that London Transport's campaign for people to be nice when using the Tube will have the desired effect.
I think it's a brilliant idea, handing out these bags at a supermarket where there are loads of plastic bags. In France and Switzerland you have to pay for plastic bags. You soon learn not to forget your own shopping bag.
Housewife Lucinda Gresswell was one of the first people to get something for nothing from Camden Council - a free eco-friendly cotton carrier bag.