Entries by Pam O'Toole

End of Covid restrictions

Monday 19 July marked a controversial landmark in the seventeen month fight against Covid – the end of the legal mandatory use of face masks. In England, limits on how […]

Online entertainment April 2021

The theatres are gearing up to start their new productions. Meanwhile there is still lots of live streamed and as-live entertainment online. Pam O’Toole has been looking at the broad spectrum […]

Desperate for kittens

Images above: Zeb and Ziggy Lockdown stampede for furry companions sees animal charity swamped by applications Freezing adoption applications for animals in need of a home is not a decision […]

Home deliveries still on the menu

Images above: Deliveries from Urban Pantry and D Grande Tex Mex So we’re out of lockdown, at least for the time being. But while some customers were keen to rush […]

D Grande Tex Mex 

The new D Grande Tex-Mex restaurant on Chiswick High Rd is offering takeaways and deliveries via Deliveroo and their Click & Collect service.   D’Grande’s opening hours are: Mon-Wed 5:00pm-9:00pm […]

Local theatres battle for survival

Theatres to reopen in August March 2020 will be remembered as a black month in the history of the London’s theatres; the moment they went dark because of Covid-19. That […]

Kew Gardens Revisited

June’s usually a busy month for Kew Gardens. Normally, it’s packed with visitors, and staff are gearing up for the  annual Kew the Music festival. But Monday’s reopening revealed a […]

From Cabbie to Chiswick Concierge

Are you confined to barracks for the foreseeable?  Struggling with online supermarket delivery orders, with all their annoying gaps and “substitutions”? You may have an alternative. One of the recent […]