Category Archives: Blog

BACK TO THE EIGHTIES WITH THE TORIES

I am old enough to remember the grim feeling I had on the way to school when Paddington in the new seat of Westminster North fell to the Tories in…

ST GEORGES DAY, THE CATALONIAN WAY

   Last Friday on St George’s day, l found a novel way to celebrate the occasion in Borough market thanks to the hospitality of the Catalonian regional government. For them…

BNP@London Assembly NASTY OBJECT OF RIDICULE

It is now almost two years since the British National Party scraped over the 5% hurdle and won a seat on the London Assembly, so this is an appropriate point…

Arcelor Mittal Orbit Tower: who should own it?

I welcome the proposed Arcelor Mittal Tower in the Olympic Park, which the Mayor announced to the world yesterday, and feel it will be a great draw during and after…

THAMES ESTUARY AIRPORT: WHERE IS IT GOING?

It was disappointing that Doug Oakervee wasn’t able to attend the London Assembly’s Environment Committee meeting on the 11th of March to defend Boris Johnson’s proposal to build a new…