Alan Stanton's photos


  • Framing & Reframing problems

    27 April 2014. Same old location; same old problem? Or is it? For many years, the litter bin at the corner of Dowsett Road & Parkhurst Road Tottenham has been a location for dumping. Possible factors in causing the problem? ● Not enough litter bins o…

  • Chesterfield Gardens

    27 April 2014. As regular as clockwork? Once again, rubbish dumped on the pavement in Chesterfield Gardens, London N4 next to the entrance to Chesterfield Mews. ______________________________ From : Cllr Alan Stanton Sent : 29 April 2014 01:25 To : Ha…

  • Open Door

    16 April 2014. Virgin Media phone cabinet at the western end of Sperling Road Tottenham N17 at the junction with The Avenue. Cabinet Box B18318. Residents can report open or damaged cabinets directly to Virgin Media by email to: cabinet.plant@virginmedia…


  • Zen Story. Badly targeted internet ad

    Cognitive Dissonance using the website www.101zenstories.com.

  • Every Minute Umbrella Advertising


  • One Drop of Water

    Another badly targeted ad on the website www.101zenstories.com. But never mind. Tim Holt's question (below) took me to Mexico.


  • Evoke the Mystery

    Words routinely printed in the centre of otherwise empty pages of Haringey Council reports. During Council meetings I used to leaf through any tabled reports hoping to come across one of these unblank blank sheets. They are the most perceptive, subtle an…

  • Olympic Legacy

    4 April 2014. Brothers Cafe & Restaurant. 552 High Road, Tottenham N17 9SY. (To view karger versions right-click on the photo above.) In 2012 the Olympic Games came to London. In the fine old Roman tradition of bread and circuses, the Mayor of London "…

  • Brothers Cafe & Restaurant

    4 April 2014. Brothers Cafe & Restaurant. 552 High Road, Tottenham N17 9SY. Walaalaha means brothers or siblings in Somali.


  • Overstuffed 2#

    7 April 2014. Another bin in High Road Tottenham. Helping to "nudge" passers-by and spread the recycling "message". The stuff protruding from the slot suggested that passers-by may be doing their bit to keep to the recycling rules. But even better if V…

  • Bags packed, ready to depart.

    15 April 2015. Blue sky and sunshine at 8.17 am in Holcombe Road. The dumped rubbish and litter neatly lined up, awaiting collection. One of the oddities of Haringey's waste management system is how some people appear to believe that litter bins are als…

  • Cupholders' Cups

    4 April 2014. Ingenuity and enterprise in the Driveway of Rosebay Drive, Tottenham N17.


  • Rosebay Drive

    4 April 2014. Entry to Rosebay Drive at the corner of High Road, Tottenham. View southwards. _____________________________________ Link to Google Street View to see Rosebay Drive under construction in July 2012. And take a virtual stroll along High Roa…

  • Six pillars of delight

    2 March 2014. Patisserie 27 Antep Baklavasi, at 24 Grand Parade, London, N4 1LG It seems that Mae West was wrong. You can have too much of good thing. Apparently even too much water could kill you. As the delicious phrase "Death by Chocolate" is now a…

  • Rubbish dumped in Chesterfield Gardens #1

    12 April 2014. In Chesterfield Gardens N4 near the entrance to Chesterfield Mews. Council elections for the London Boroughs are on 22 May 2014. The draft Labour Election Manifesto issued by The Leader Cllr Claire Kober claimed as one of her achievements…


  • Parking Meter Nooks

    12 April 2014. A small pile of rubbbish bags in Chesterfield Gardens N4 near the junction with Green Lanes.. Photo by Zena Brabazon who tells me there's usually a bag or two next to this parking meter. I have a photoset called Litter bins as pick-up po…

  • Pick-up Point

    13 April 2014. Dumping next to a litter bin in Holcombe Road N17. Some Haringey residents seem to believe that a litter bin is a handy pick-up point for Veolia, the Council's waste management contractor. It looked to me like these bags had cans and othe…

  • Daily Products

    12 April 2014. Empty cooking oil drums; plus bags of rubbish dumped in Honeysett Road near the junction with Reform Row Tottenham, London N17. There was a little more to one side. Thursday 22 May 2014 is election day for the London Boroughs. The draft H…


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