Monthly Archives: August 2014

Covered

It’s not surprising that every market seems to be overrun with people selling mobile phone covers. These mass produced plastic sleeves that need cost a few pence, if that, are everywhere and the minimum price always seems to be £10. … Continue reading

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Swanning off

There has long been something  of a mania for ‘encouraging wildlife’ but it might just be time to stop being PC about it. Christchurch Meadows is a  treasured open space in Reading but take a walk down there now. Instead … Continue reading

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Just desserts 2

No sooner has the first of the new dessert bars opened than ice cream shop Fenton’s announces it is to open in the Oracle. With Creams opening soon, why have so many dessert bars suddenly found Reading needs them? A … Continue reading

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Empty promise

For some time this unit has stood ready for occupation but little has happened. The decent looking block, a 9,000 sq ft refurbished warehouse, part of the old Hilliers building in Cardiff Road is the sort of building that would … Continue reading

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