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A deliciously complicated Negroni delivery…

In my long search of trying to find reasons to be cheerful in lockdown with ice and a very badly broken arm, I encountered the Riding House Cafe, normally based in Fitrozia was now delivering. I did not know what sort of food experience to expect -  the...

The Tapas Room, Deptford – A Tiny Cavern of Delights

Little did we know that it was the end of tier 2, that in fact this tier was set to double, when we enjoyed a day off work to pretend to holiday in Deptford. We sat under the glow of a heater, making up for the tiny well-ventilated room, admiring the bottles, the menu...

“If a treat is available it should be indulged,” Pre-lockdown Boulangerie Jade review

So many places in blackheath have been so good at their social distancing that we decided to do the ‘trip before lockdown’ experience, so long as we could be sure it was safe. Now, a ‘Trip Before Lockdown’ is a very special occasion and should not be undertaken...

Review of Wisley Gardens… and environs

In June, we discovered the RHS gardens. Can’t remember why. Think I saw it on someone’s instagram. We packed fake fizz and I made an artichoke and thyme pizza and apple cake and we ventured out into the newly unlocked world, wondering if the toilets would be closed...

HELEN & THE GRANDBEES

A little diversion for the blog today as my my novel “Helen and the Grandbees” based in south east London has just hit publication date... Buy Helen and the Grandbees here: https://amzn.to/3crOtVr *affiliate link It’s a different type of wrtiting from the...
Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

…But how easy is it to pick a book title? My novella, has been on working title of ‘Adrift’ for a very long time, and only now as it starts to move from manuscript to book do I realise, I really...

New website!

This is just to announce that the new website alexmorrall.com is now live and holds everything.. my art, my novels, my food blogging... Have an explore!

A Sense of Un-Entitlement

A Sense of Un-Entitlement

  The old and the new in South East London   My south east London ranges from sticky and urine-soaked, to smart and classy within a few steps. I can walk in the woods, stroll along an...

A Review of Luciano’s Lee SE12

A Review of Luciano’s Lee SE12

The biggest concern in Luciano’s, as we sat on the Burnt Ash Road, warding off insistent sunshine, and occasionally seat swapping to escape it, was whether we should order mussels in arrabbiata...

Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut)

Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut)

I’ve been cycling past Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut) in Deptford’s Folkestone gardens for years, just not knowing. It was a day off for a chill that let me discover what a delight...

Places in Greenwich that you shouldn’t miss

Places in Greenwich that you shouldn’t miss

I’m sure by now you’ve spotted that Blackheath.London is not an advertising channel where restaurants and products are soaked in a reverential halo… however I know that if you’re local readers you’d...

Free Reading #helenandthegrandbees

Free Reading #helenandthegrandbees

I’ve had a lot of questions about a sequel to HELEN AND THE GRANDBEEs, so I thought I would release this short story ‘Helen Ruth and One Bee’ from Helen’s life after her fall out with Lily. ...

Helen, Ruth and One Bee

Helen, Ruth and One Bee

I’ve had a lot of questions about a sequel to HELEN AND THE GRANDBEEs, so I thought I would release this short story ‘Helen Ruth and One Bee’ from Helen’s life after her fall out with Lily. You can...

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Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

Maybe this is something you never thought of before…

…But how easy is it to pick a book title? My novella, has been on working title of ‘Adrift’ for a very long time, and only now as it starts to move from manuscript to book do I realise, I really need a different title. So I thought I would enlist your help… What title...

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New website!

This is just to announce that the new website alexmorrall.com is now live and holds everything.. my art, my novels, my food blogging... Have an explore!

read more
A Sense of Un-Entitlement

A Sense of Un-Entitlement

  The old and the new in South East London   My south east London ranges from sticky and urine-soaked, to smart and classy within a few steps. I can walk in the woods, stroll along an isolated industrial Thameside, shop at budget supermarkets and drink...

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A Review of Luciano’s Lee SE12

A Review of Luciano’s Lee SE12

The biggest concern in Luciano’s, as we sat on the Burnt Ash Road, warding off insistent sunshine, and occasionally seat swapping to escape it, was whether we should order mussels in arrabbiata sauce or lemon. When we eventually received the mussels in arrabbiata...

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Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut)

Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut)

I’ve been cycling past Park Cafe Honle (that’s ‘Honle’ with an umlaut) in Deptford’s Folkestone gardens for years, just not knowing. It was a day off for a chill that let me discover what a delight was in this modest building next to the skateboard park. And that’s...

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