New in town?

New boy Tom has arrived in SE4 clutching his brand new brief case and he's anxious to distance himself from the nerds and find out how the Brockley jocks do things.

He writes:

I was wondering if you fancied doing a post on advice for new residents?

In our rush to rent an unfurnished flat, we seemed to forget that we don't own any furniture so any tips about good places to buy second-hand furniture would be much appreciated.