London housing recommendations
dave at dave.org.uk
Tue Oct 31 10:41:51 GMT 2006
Quoting Edmund von der Burg <evdb at ecclestoad.co.uk>:
> On 30/10/06, Dave Cross <dave at dave.org.uk> wrote:
>> How long ago was that? Balham's dead posh now. We've got a Waitrose and
>> everything :)
> 1998 or so.
That makes sense. That was the year I moved here - and things have
changed massively since then.
> Unless your waitrose is 24 hrs then my old little tacky Somerfield at
> the petrol station tops it :)
Oh, I'm not saying that the Waitrose is actually any good. I've never
been in it - we get all our groceries off the internet. I was just
mentioning it as an indicator of how posh the area now is. Actually,
until earlier this year that Waitrose was a Somerfield.
> And of course the best thing about Balham was that it was near Tooting
> and all the rocking Indian takeouts. Has anyone else noticed a direct
> link between how knackered the plastic chairs are in the waithing bit
> to how good the food is?
I lived in Tooting for about ten years before I moved to Balham - so
I'm with you 100% on the quality of Indian food there.
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