Saturday, 20 March 2010

Waltham Forest: a welcome in paradise

O welcome in paradise, it says beside the cycle path on that idyllic route between the Lea Valley, the railway bridge and The Black Path, which I blogged about yesterday in connection with cycle route signing.

But seriously folks, with all the litter and flytipping and dog crap, this borough is really going down the tube...

(Below) Which road is this crap on? Did you really need to ask? Today.

(Below) James Hilton, author of Lost Horizon, once lived on this street (there's a plaque). And with all the flytipping no wonder he retreated into a world of fantasy called Shangri-la! (College Road E17, today)