Parks & Gardens
London Wildlife Trust are mapping hedgehogs all across London to try and stem their rapid decline. Check out this fascinating map (link) to see where they've been spotted - Rosendale allotments seem to have some spiky goings on!
Have you ever seen one here? If so, please let London Wildlife Trust know - and add a comment below!
The Museum of Walking have a walk coming up in National Park City Week (21-29 July) which passes through Herne Hill - a walkshop that covers three historic estates where mulberry trees were grown (and where some still survive): Belair Park, Brockwell Park & Myatt's Fields.
The Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP) is deeply concerned about the decision by the London Borough of Lambeth (LBL) to fence off the Lambeth Country Show (LCS) this July 21–22, and impose stringent security, including the banning of all drinks being brought into the park. This is the first time in more than 40 years this has happened.
The Saturday proceedings at Field Day in Brockwell Park kicked off under overcast lunchtime skies, whilst entry to the festival included a very thorough body search and sniffer dogs. However, early arrivals were rewarded with splendid set from North London's Jimothy Lacoste on the Crack Stage, performing his synth hooks and rapped lyrics about living in our favourite city to a