The local papers are making a lot of fuss about the Crawley multiplex opening an IMAX screen next month. On the face of it this is a good thing. At the moment there are only 19 IMAX screens in the UK, so it is a bit of a coup. The only worrying thing is that [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Crawley'
February 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Life, Technology
Last week there was a report in the local paper about Nestlé moving their HQ from Croydon to Crawley. I was quite stunned by this for several reasons. One is that the local papers have been full of ‘jam tomorrow’ stories about businesses moving into the area lately. These stories herald everything as a done [...]
November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Life
First of all I must heartily recommend this post from the As Easy As Riding A Bike blog. It is an analysis of road deaths and injuries in Horsham, based on information from the ITO website’s road casualty map. The rest of the blog is well worth a look too. It would be interesting to [...]
April 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Life, Music
On Thursday night I went along to the Hawth where there was a meeting about something called the Crawley Anthem. This is a project which aims to write a song about the town, arrange it, record it and film it. Anybody with first-hand experience of my musical abilities will be relieved to know that my [...]
January 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Politics
I see that Crawley has spawned a new blog: the author is Peter Lamb.Â I have every confidence that he will fill the gaping hole left in the Crawley blogosphere by Danivon moving up North.Â OK, so he hasn’t actually written anything yet, but I have a good feeling about it because he comes highly [...]
January 15th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Politics
Last night Jayne and I went out to the Arora hotel to a party that was being thrown to thank Laura Moffatt for her work as Crawley’s MP before she retired last year. It was supposed to be a surprise party, and if Laura did suspect anything she is not going to spoil anybody’s time [...]
December 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Life
I walked round the corner to the County Oak retail park this afternoon, and very quickly came straight back again.Â It was madness, and I am so glad I was on foot and not part of the bad-tempered, horn-blowing mass of people looking for the mythical last parking space. I think I may be turning [...]
October 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Life
If I have been quiet here, and let’s face it I have, there are several good reasons.Â Mostly they are do do with an impending house move and several aborted house moves.
October 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Life, Music
Last night I went out to see Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson playing at the Hawth theatre in Crawley.Â Â Rick Wakeman. Jon Anderson.Â In Crawley! This was the second date on their 20-date ‘Anderson-Wakeman Project 360′ tour, coming to a provincial town near you soon, and the ticket was a birthday present from Chrystal which [...]
July 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Life
There was another leaflet that caught my eye at the Hawth tonight, this one produced by Crawley borough council and advertising the Crawley Diego Garcian Society Fair at the K2 leisure centre on Sunday.