Author Archives: William Perrin

About William Perrin

Active in Kings Cross London and South Oxfordshire, founder of Talk About Local, helping people find a voice online and a trustee of The Indigo Trust , Good Things Foundation and ThreeSixtyGiving as well as Connect8.

Fire on Kingsway

There is a major fire on Kingsway underneath 45-49 Kingsway, Civil Aviation Authority House, formerly Space House, to some a modern architectural marvel.  The fire started at about 1330 apparently mildly (small amount of smoke coming from vent in pavement) … Continue reading

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AGM 2014 18:00 Thursday 5 June Royal College of Surgeons – Agenda and calling notice

Dear Friend, Thank you for your continued support of FLIF.  It is much appreciated. We are due our eighth AGM.  This will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons Venue:             The AGM will be held in Committee Rooms 1 … Continue reading

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Spring blossom and foliage in Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Beautiful Spring day in the Fields, thought i would share a gallery of the eclectic mix of blossom and new foliage in this wonderful space:

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post Holi celebrations in Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Paint throwing and general Krishna praising was in full swing on the Fields this afternoon a day or two after Holi day.  I hope they clear up the paint.  At the risk of being curmudgeonly this is probably in breach … Continue reading

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Ladbrokes Kingsway armed robber pleads guilty

Readers will recall that an area of the Fields was cordoned off in November 2013 after an armed robbery at the Ladbrokes on Kingsway.  The robber was caught and entered a guilty plea.  The Islington Gazette says: ‘As Rossi made off, … Continue reading

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Holborn Tube Station upgrade – not complete until 2022

TfL meeting papers for the December board (page 40) suggest that although Holborn’s importance in the tube network is recognised and upgrade work will go ahead, it won’t be complete until 2022.  This will be some 90 years after the station … Continue reading

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Time Team in Lincoln’s Inn Fields 2009

Time Team did a limited dig of Lincoln’s Inn and the Fields for a show transmitted in March 2009.  I stumbled across a copy of the show on YouTube (link to the start of the segment on the Fields 18 minutes … Continue reading

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