Music Monday: King Krule – more songs about Peckham Rye and Bermondsey

King Krule has a new album out, The OOZ. In a recent Gilles Peterson interview the East Dulwich/Peckham Rye raised artist mentions that he demo'd some of the tracks at Shrunken Heads studio in Nunhead (40 Nunhead Green), and also talks about a recent night out at the Royal Albert in Deptford.  Bermondsey gets a couple ...

Music Monday: from Versailles to Peckham Rye with Kele

'From the palace of VersaillesTo the streets of Peckham RyeYou craved the dizziest of heightsBut were caught out at the lightsThe streets been talkin'So starts Bloc Party singer Kele Okereke's new solo single 'The streets been talkin'. A new acoustic direction for Kele with an album to follow in October. Don't know what signfiicance Peckham holds for ...

I Want Your Love

'I want your love' - tape on metal box, Peckham Rye/Nunhead Lane junction.But are they referencing Chic or Transvision Vamp?

American Football on Peckham Rye

Peckham Rye today was its usual summer smorgasbord of physical culture. There were runners, boule players and, on the Independence Day weekend, American footballers from London teams Olympians and London Blitz. Australian rules, Gaelic football and soccer are also available in SE15.

South East London Giants – Australian Rules on Peckham Rye

If those four-in-a-row posts on Peckham Rye are a mystery to you,  you need to check out Australian rules football. The oval pitch on the Rye is the home of South East London Giants, our local Aussie Rules team. They have two men's teams and a women's team, and still have over a month left ...

Reptilian terror in Peckham Rye

A reptilian monster is lurking in the depths of the lake on Peckham Rye, terrorizing passing wildfowl... or not. This terrapin seems to be just chilling out on a wooden island floating on the lake. I wonder how did terrapins become established in the park - were they deliberately introduced or did someone just abandon ...

Peckham Rye parkrun

Peckham Rye is the latest local park to host parkrun, the free weekly Saturday morning 5000m run. The inaugural event took place on Saturday 21 June with 200 runners setting off from the start by the Colyton Road entrance, and doing three laps of a circuit taking in the flatter area of the park that ...

Music Monday: Blue Rose Code – The Ballads of Peckham Rye

New Cross-based Scottish singer Blue Rose Code (Ross Wilson) has a new album out next month,   'The Ballads of Peckham Rye'. We featured him at Transpontine before in 2012, since then he has released his well received debut album, North Ten (2013).As the sleevenotes to the new album mention: 'The title arrived courtesy of Muriel ...

Music Monday: Katy B ‘Crying for No Reason’

Katy B photographed in Peckham by Katherine RoseKaty B's second album, Little Red, is out on 14 February and there was big interview with her in yesterday's Observer, conducted in the cafe in Peckham Rye:'A January afternoon in Peckham Rye, south London. Clouds cluster and part over muddy green grass, pouring occasional light on the ...

South London Misty Mornings

Beautiful sunrise this morning, here's a few shots I found on twitter:Peckham Rye in the mist from top of 78 bus (my photo)Shooters Hill by James Morrow (@jimbo341)Woolwich Arsenal by Major DraperThe Shard by @alexbrownaFinally from yesterday an actual misty morning Albert Bridgeby HappyTaylor3050'I dreamt we were standingBy the banks of the thamesWhere the cold ...