The ludicrous procession of “family” cars using the narrow pavement outside Tyssen Community School as a cut-through chills my blood. So too does the fact no one in the footage seems remotely fazed by such irresponsible and illegal behaviour.
Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we speak to Amhurst Terrace charity child.org, which is giving second-hand books a new handmade lease of life.
He was once threatened with a knife by an angry parent – but Everard Harvey, who turns 80 next week, will no doubt be remembered rather more fondly by the vast majority of those whose children passed through his primary schools.