eDWaRD WooDWaRD wrote:Pieces of Eight wrote:They're taking online bookings (as in, pay via credit card) up to August 2015. That's some phasing out process!
LOL! What is it you're complaining about now? That the phasing out is not going fast enough? Give them a ring and talk to them about it.
Anyway, I am done with this storm in a tea cup.
Julia7239 wrote:It makes me feel uncomfortable because I am a big EDL racist.
Drgreenmark2 wrote:Many in SE1 could argue that the gentrification of SE1, the treatment of the tenants of the Heygate estate etc have caused to lose more than judt part of their cultural life. People on SE1 speak about social cleansing, being forced out of an area where some have lived for generations They have lost more or at ar risk of losing more than sitting in a bar drinking a glass of wine. They haven't lost this to halal hotel owners, but to the greed of developers etc.And I am not ok with it because I am writing this post in Riyadh where I see first hand what it's like to live in a land where no pork and alcohol are just the tip of the iceberg.
But this is a Muslim land. I choose to accept the lifestyle here
What I don't like is that I genuinely loved going to the Bermondsey sq hotel ( which is 5 minutes from my London home ) to have great food with great wine watching the world go by. Believe me it's bloody wonderful to sit in Bermondsey square watching Bermondsey St life in all its wonder stroll past. That's what I feel sad about. It was an important part of my cultural life at home. I like alcohol. I am not going to go there are drink iced tea with my meal as I do here.
And not only that I have friends who work there who are now frankly shitting themselves that they are going to lose their jobs. They are forced to explain the unexplainable and can see their customer base disappearing in front of their eyes.
That's why I started this post !
Drgreenmark2 wrote:There are lots of politicians who can work through your points.
Drgreenmark2 wrote:Believe me it's bloody wonderful to sit in Bermondsey square watching Bermondsey St life in all its wonder stroll past
Drgreenmark2 wrote:As one of those who moved in 6 years ago I am probably guilty as charged. I like to think I have brought something to the community
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