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Claudia Wilson of Pure Vinyl Reocrds
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8 March, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Music – Brixton’s record shop with soul

  Delores William talks to Vinyl Record’s Claudia Wilson about her passion for music, people and fun “Come on in, bring your records, or come and listen to some records”. […]

Brixton Calling: Before you judge someone, walk a mile in their shoes

8 February, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Before you judge someone, walk a mile in their shoes

Delores William discovers empathy, compassion and understanding in a giant shoebox Out of the blue, as I’m walking along the Thames River path at Va ...

WW1 West Indian soldiers in Seaford

Brixton Calling: Remembered – after 100 years

15 January, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Remembered – after 100 years

The Foresters of Trinidad meet the Foresters of Seaford Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square gives long overdue recognition t ...

Brixton Calling: Alan Wilmott – soldier, singer and star

22 June, 2017, 1 Comment

WW2 veteran Alan Wilmott talks to Delores William about his war experiences and life in Britain after the War. But there’s something unusual about t ...

  • recycled pram and xmas tree
    The walls that never stop giving
    6 February, 2017, Comments Off on The walls that never stop giving

    Delores William enjoys the give and take of unofficial recycling by the garden wall Before I moved to Brixton I lived on a very busy main road (the A2) not […]

  • Memorial poppies
    Brixton Calling: Joining the Household Cavalry changed my life …
    14 November, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Joining the Household Cavalry changed my life …

    Delores William went to yesterday’s remembrance day service at Stockwell war memorial, where she met Gary Barnes, who, as a boy from Brixton, was the second black soldier to be […]

  • Delores William with Mambo founder Gerry Lyseight
    Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!
    25 October, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: The Mambo’s dead. Long live Mambista!

    It’s 20 years since Brixton’s famous Mambo Inn closed its doors. Delores William takes a trip down memory with founder and DJ Gerry Lyseight. The Mambo, based at the Loughborough Hotel closed […]

  • Brixton Pound Cafe exterior
    Brixton Calling: Paying what you like at the B£ café
    12 October, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Paying what you like at the B£ café

    Delores William went along to the Brixton Pound Cafe on Atlantic Road for a cup of coffee. How is that a story? Well the cafe is probably only one of […]

  • Jonathan Bartley, South Londoner and Green Party co-leader at the protest
    Brixton Calling: Talking to Ray Murphy of Budget Carpets in the Arches
    20 September, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Calling: Talking to Ray Murphy of Budget Carpets in the Arches

    The Blog’s Delores William went along to the famous Brixton Arches yesterday (19 September) at precisely 1.30. The reason? That was the deadline given to the remaining independent traders to […]