So you can’t buy parmesan, almonds or polyfilla in Wanstead? Well, @JimSpin, shoppers of Wanstead seem to disagree on one point at least: there are many different kinds of Parmesan on sale in Wanstead. (And reader Tom adds: “Surely you can substitute polyfilla with philadelphia in most recipes?”)

But here is the evidence:



Now – first person to find some almonds and/or polyfilla will win a Wansteadium pencil.