Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 6.

The top of Muswell Hill currently resembles a building site as two big residential developments are in process. The workers are well served by The Muswell Hill Cafeteria, which is situated within less than one pedal revolution of both developments. … Continue reading

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The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 5.

Let us go back to 24th November, 2015, the day of Wattmeisterling Numero Uno’s 24th birthday. The father has spent the early morning in Muswell Hill Broadway searching for a suitable present for his daughter. Beset by hunger, his faculties … Continue reading

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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Review

Back in The Wattmeister’s  heyday, the Belgian racing season began on the last weekend of February  with Saturday hosting the cobbled Krentenbol Klassiek followed by the Stroopwafel Schild on Sunday. As this was racing for amateurs, the winners received no financial remuneration but … Continue reading

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The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 4.

Over a testing fortnight in October and November of 2015, having visited three local establishments in pursuit of the Full English Breakfast experience, The Wattmeister preceded this visit with an early morning 48 kms/30 miles bike ride around the Outer … Continue reading

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The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 3.

The Wattmeister is ashamed to confess that despite having lived in Muswell Hill for 25 years, he had never previously visited Jenny’s Diner on Muswell Hill Broadway. On 26th October 2015, he realised that this had been an astonishing oversight. … Continue reading

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The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 2

Part 2 of the Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast review took The Wattmeister to The Broadway Café at the top of Muswell Road close to Colney Hatch Lane. Ambience: Caff experience. Plenty of natural light and no frills.  Cost: Breakfast … Continue reading

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Dealing with Toothache

Fellow riders of The Muswell Hill Peloton may have noticed a more subdued Wattmeister of late….not because it was his turn to pay for the coffees…as was unkindly suggested by The Lion King, but due to the almost unbearable throbbing … Continue reading

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The Great Muswell Hill Full English Breakfast Review, Part 1.

The Wattmeister is partial to a Full English Breakfast as a vital source of energy to fuel the furnace of his raging metabolism. The top of Muswell Hill is currently blessed with fifteen establishments geared up (forgive the poor pun) … Continue reading

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Defending Vicissitudes

The good news: with the passing of time, there is no sign of real deterioration in The Wattmeister’s climbing ability. In the second week of February 2012, his ascent of the magnificent Puerto de las Palomas nr Grazalema in Andalucia … Continue reading

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