1. My tweet of the week from one of my favourite accounts. Note with interest that this account needs ten more followers to hit 2,000. If you aren't following it, I'd suggest you do. It's been running for just over a year and the fact it has picked up so many followers shows just what happens when you publish interesting information.
'A Testing Job', 1968 COI film about driving test instructors. Filmed around Mill Hill and Burnt Oak. The Driving Test Centre is Churchill House on Bunns Lane, Mill Hill. You may see other parts of NW London you recognise. (1/2)— NW London TimeMachine (@time_nw) June 14, 2020
Here's the filmhttps://t.co/8MNnDq3pyh pic.twitter.com/0p40vWmIYI
2. Who knew that Brent Cross shopping centre used to be so interesting!
Apparently wooden animals in shopping centres was quite the thing. Brent Cross: pic.twitter.com/AGmv3yvehm— CARPET (@WHS_Carpet) June 20, 2020
3. Another of our favourite accounts is the Mill Hill Historical Society. This clip is quite nostalgic for me. I had a girlfriend who lived down the road from Mad Johns wife in Broadfields. I recall the dog.
A clip from a 1973 BBC documentary of Hell's Angel "Mad John" visiting his wife living near Knightwood Close on Broadfields, Edgware— Mill Hill Hist Soc (@MHHistSoc) June 17, 2020
The houses remains but most of the surrounding flats have since been redeveloped.https://t.co/D8eody4NRl pic.twitter.com/tc5J3poYb3
4. Samuel Levy is another favourite. For those of us who spend our time walking the local nature reserve areas, this is a lovely bit of filming. I always enjoy seeing these
5. This is a nice tweet. Will have to nip over to East Finchley to check this outDay 15 of #30DaysWild— Samuel Levy (@FinchleyBirder) June 15, 2020
Today I had a look back and edited some footage from during the lockdown, before heading out later today.
This shows just how well Parakeets can climb around trees, however on this occasion the female couldn't get a foothold on the tree! #londonbirds pic.twitter.com/W00HqjFcMa
6. We like a good photo and this is a great photo!I will nominate the quirky Black Gull book shop in Camden mkt and Sister shop in East Finchley Spent many a lost hour in here and found some great bargains snd 1st editions.. pic.twitter.com/jR5ldJeHy0— wardietony (@wardietony) June 21, 2020
8. Good to see people who careD5211 at Brent sidings, Cricklewood, 1963— Chris Sykes (@N_Amberfield) June 16, 2020
📸 N/A pic.twitter.com/uMs9WzgZBO
9. Our historical tweet of the week.This afternoon’s #BlackLivesMatter vigil & protest at Friary Park #Justice4Grenfell #Windrush pic.twitter.com/Moq31mzHYx— Stand Up To Racism Barnet (@SUTRBarnet) June 20, 2020
10. A sentiment I think we all share#R10190 airship R101 will b walked back out on the 23rd of June 1930, all these months in the shed for letting out gas cells & other lightening work too, noticable to the public will b the removal of reefing girders @ the nose & tail.— ℂ𝔸ℝ𝔻𝕀ℕ𝔾𝕋𝕆ℕ 𝕊ℍ𝔼𝔻𝕊 (@CardingtonSheds) June 16, 2020
She will fly at the Hendon air Padgent. pic.twitter.com/EHOK2pTXgM
That's all folksWe still miss Amy https://t.co/tg6YdNOw3g— #MillHillMusicComplex (@MillHillMusicCo) June 9, 2020