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Features

SO, WHAT’S THIS PAGE ALL ABOUT?
Hard to say really. Need more? OK, it contains links to some of the longer features and review items we’ve published and to things that don’t fit neatly on the other pages. A kind of features index if you will. Yep, it really is that scientific. Want to write something “Twickenhammy”? Get in touch.

FOOD & DRINK REVIEWS
Review threads on twickerati:
Best Curry
Best Italian/Pizza
Best Pub
Best Cafe
Best Chinese & Thai
Best Sunday Lunch

Other food & drink:
The Sussex Arms – Much eulogising about the revamped Sussex on Staines Road. Here ‘Newcastle Nigel’ ponders on whether it could really be the perfect pub. (2012)

TOWN CENTRE, SHOPPING & LOCAL ISSUES
The Twickenham Boutiques – Amanda who runs the Vintage Savoir Faire website takes a look at Twickenham’s boutique chic, or as you call them, charity shops. (2011)
An independent state of wine – Bagrat from Last Try Wines explains his preference for independent wine producers and retailers over the mass produced, mass marketed brands. (2010)
The state of the pub trade – Bagrat returns with some views on the state of the UK pub trade. (2011)
Twickenham’s Restaurant Glut – Local journo Simon wants to know why we have so many restaurants in the town yet with so few appearing to thrive. (2012)
‘Eel Pie’ who runs a shop on Church Street gives view from the street on some of the issues facing Twickenham. (2010)

TWICKENHAM LIFE & TWICKENHAM PEOPLE
Being a Modern Mum in Twickenham – Katy Earley of the excellent & local Modern Mummy blog gives her view on why Twickenham is such a great place to raise a family. (2011)
Come on you Quins – David explains what a lifelong addiction to supporting Harlequins actually means. (2012)
Memories of Twickenham Baths – Writer Kate Monro shares her memories of happy times spent at Twickenham Baths. (2011)
Twickenham Profiles: James Punnett – We put a few questions to the co-founder of the Bearcat Comedy Club in TW1, one of London’s leading comedy nights.

SPORT, FITNESS & LEISURE
Cabbage Patch 10 – Stephanie Blake gives her take on the Cabbage Patch 10 run and the merits of racing for pride, T-shirts and medals. (2010)

HISTORY
Twickenham Memories: A Social History – An idea for a project to collect your memories of Twickenham, recent and not so recent.
Local History Round Up – A twickerati summary of local history sites and information.
You Tube features this clip of the trolley bus route from Twickenham to Teddington in 1931. It’s a nice little slice of history caught on film.

RANDOM BITS
Friends, Romans, Twickermen takes a satirical look at October’s Future of Twickenham Conference. (2010)
The twickerati Christmas Panto rounded off 2010 with the tale of Dick Twickington, a local lad in search of fame and fortune. (2010)

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