Last week a group of residents from Love Walk visited Arments Pie & Mash shop on Walworth Road. This East London meal is a treat for some of our residents who have been brought up with the tradition locally.
“Arments has been serving up pie, mash and liquor for over 100 years and there is a bit of a ritual to how you order. You can ask for either one or two pies, one or two ‘scrapes’ of mash, and with or without liquor, at the end of which you say how many times you want that particular combo”, commented Penny Brice, Activities Co-ordinator. “A true Londoner will always turn their pie upside down before eating it, and then eat it with a spoon and fork rather than cut it up with a knife.” Residents enjoyed the experience in the shop, commenting, “It is part of all my childhood memories”.
Afterwards, residents ventured down East Street Market, also known locally as “The Lane”. Everyone agreed it was a lovely afternoon spent in our local community.
Residents at Lovewalk resumed an old activity, back by popular demand, sailing at Greenland Dock. The sailing club “Tideway Sailability” specialises in providing sailing opportunities for all, no matter what your ability or disability. This time we took 4 new sailors who had never been sailing before and they tried…
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Love Walk visit Mudchute Farm
In the last month, activity carers at Love Walk have run two trips to Mudchute Farm as the trip was so popular. The 32-acre farm was established in the 1970s on derelict land on the Isle of Dogs. Today it is a hugely popular community site, with many animals including rare-breed…