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David dines @ Strangers (Bar) dining room, House of Commons, Palace of Westminster 050717 © Rowena Bond
Sometimes even a lowly hack is allowed into Strangers’ Dining Room

Henna tattoo for David Altheer @ North London Mosque Masjid E Quba, 70 Cazenove Rd, London N16 6AA 290216 © DavidAltheer[at]
Henna party: loving removable tattoos
David Altheer, editor: Freelance reporter since volunteering for redundancy from The Times, where in addition to journalistic duties also represented staff as leader of the National Union of Journalists branch.

Progenitor of the London International Gypsy Film Festival in spring 2006. Foundation member of Conservation Area Advisory Committee for Dalston.

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DAparly: David Altheer @ Palace of Westminster London 140416 © Rowena Bond
Perfect for a parly: at a Thames-side bar

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