Summer reading: Christ came from Croydon, by John Redstone and Ulrich Thumult

Posted on August 30th, by Sarah Timms in Culture. No Comments

Dark, dystopian, Croydonian… in the next of our series of Croydon-themed reading material, Sarah Timms looks into a troubling future with some familiar landmarks

The story of Christ Came From Croydon, a novel by John Redstone and Ulrich Thumult, is set twenty or thirty years into the future when the gap between rich and poor has become even wider than it is at present. The super-rich live … Read More »

Restaurant review: Lazzari’s, Morland Road

Posted on April 6th, by Sarah Timms in Culture. 3 comments

Addiscombe resident Sarah Timms finds a little gem just around the corner

1 Dartnell Road, Croydon, CR0 7JB

Time from East Croydon: 15 minutes / 5 minutes 197


Perched on the corner of Dartnell Road and Morland Road in Addiscombe is a small café called Lazzari’s. It’s Italian, a family-run affair, and has been open for four years.

On … Read More »