Monthly Archives: July 2014

Road rage

What’s become an annual obsession of the councilĀ  – resurfacing roads every summer holiday – is becoming a little silly. This is Lower Henley Road. There is hardly a bump or a crack. Yet they will begin resurfacing it shortly … Continue reading

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Bitter sweet

This familiar site is no more. Thorntons has quite the Oracle and consolidated into its Broad Street store which was formerly an outlet branch. While it had been likely the Broad Street store would go, the brand’s 15-year lease at … Continue reading

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Tower goes sour

Reading’s ugliest building is about to get even uglier. The latest plans for Thames Tower are an absolute abomination and stand to wreck the likely benefits of the Station Hill redevelopment. http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/local-news/could-new-design-thames-tower-7406584 After exciting plans to knock it down and … Continue reading

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Art price

An arts shop is a plus for any area but there appears to be a need for realism when you look at the price tags. This independent Cavershan store is always worth a look but the prices on the vertical … Continue reading

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