Tag Archives: Brentford

lovelondonscenes 166 – Autumn Colours, West London

Three Sundays ago the weather was good and I needed a walk. I kept it local, but managed ten miles on the way. Through Gunnersbury Park (much of which is fenced off at the moment) down to Kew Bridge; upstream … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 129 – Rattus Brentfordicus

Down by the canal…

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lovelondonscenes – 101

The moment when the town planners in Brentford, West London, ran out of imagination…

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Sportsthoughts (131) – The Bees sneak through!

It looked like Brentford had blown it, as far as the play-offs were concerned. In the top six of the Championship for much of the season, a string of draws – usually after they had been in the lead – … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (127) – Managerial madness at the Irons and Bees

By which I mean the madness directed at the managers… Now, regular readers of this blog will recall that I’ve not been a big fan of Sam Allardyce at West Ham. Last season, I was in the Sam out camp, … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 62

Family outing on the Grand Union Canal. Brentford way, last weekend. I missed the perfect shot, when the family were gliding along in single file, adults at front and back. But as soon as I stopped and fumbled for the … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 54

Brentford High Street, 10.30pm, the night that Brentford FC won automatic promotion to the Championship, after years of League One playoff misery.

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