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Thursday 22 April 2004 2.08pm
Pages walk have some nice little cottages or in Rotherhithe street still a few -i know SE16 but not that far.

Thursday 22 April 2004 2.40pm
wilson grove area in se16, also roads actually immediately off southwark park.
Thursday 22 April 2004 4.34pm
The loos at the end of Grange road are closed, I believe. A matter for complaint by the antique traders iirc. I've never seen them open.

Pages Walk aren't exactly cottages. Just small houses. Likewise Lynton Road/Alma Grove etc imo.
Thursday 22 April 2004 10.18pm
What is a cottage that a small house is not?
Friday 23 April 2004 8.50am
much more pretentious

...there's plenty more c**** in the cup.
Friday 23 April 2004 10.48am
Thatched roof, wisteria, hollyhocks, grass, (semi?) detached.

I just don't see a Victorian terrace as being a 'proper' cottage. It's too big & grand. Perhaps I am wrong!

cottage. n. 1 a small simple house esp. in the country. 2 a dwelling forming part of a farm establishment used by a worker. 3 slang you know.. [Middle English via Anglo-French cotag Anglo-Latin cotagium from COT or COTE.

cote n. a shelter esp. for animals or birds; a shed or stall.
Friday 23 April 2004 11.06am
I'd have thought it'd have to be at least a semi. A very small semi at that.
Friday 23 April 2004 11.15am
It was months before I realised that the ' artisans cottages ' advertised in pages walk were the ' old railway 'ouses!'

Friday 23 April 2004 11.25am

Any more eveidence of your struggle to adopt the current rebranding terminology could result in you being drummed out of Southbankside by a posse of estate agents.

Take care!!

...there's plenty more c**** in the cup.
Friday 23 April 2004 12.51pm
Ivanhoe, are you SoBo (SouthBankside) or SoBo (SouthBorough)? And when did the practice of removing the space between related words begin and why? I've just realised, on reading your post that I do it all the time. What's wrong with me? I haven't yet taken to turning all my statements into questions but surely it's only a matter of time. Then my flat will become an appartment and then a loft and the collar on my rugby shirt will turn itself up. I don't think I can face the inevitability of reaching a point when I think that Wimbledon's a pretty cool place on a saturday night and that All Bar One is a nice relaxing place to meet my friends. They're bulldozing my ghetto man.

"I knew I was cured"
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