• 2nd March 2018

    Ruined skyline of Little Venice

    With the Brunel Building & Dudley Tower going up in Paddington Basin, it is becoming quite apparent what the visual impact is going to be in Littl...
  • 7th September 2017

    Garden Bridge – A bridge to far fo...

    A full investigation is required to find out why so much public money was wasted and make sure it never happens again but while the Garden Bridge is d...

Geo-politics of Rohingya’s – A Bengali Perspective

While the world has been rallied to the moral and humanitarian case to support the Rohingyas in their flight from ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar state and their plight in…

DIY blue plaques please

l am glad to hear of the suggestion to Paint the Town blue with women’s plaques by Dame Judi ( 21st November 2018 ) but you need not just do it via English Heritage.  You can do…

On the buses in Paddington

With the pedestrianisation of Oxford St stopped by the council and Cross rail delayed for more than a year, TfL can concentrate on getting their proposed changes for users in…

On the buses in Marylebone

Major changes are being proposed on Central London bus routes.  If you still want the 205 bus to stop in front of Marylebone Railway station, please make your views clear…

Going empty in Westminster

While some Councils in London like RBKC want more powers to get empty homes back in use to house social tenants and acknowledge some 621 long term empties within its…

Holiday Inn redevelopment raises skyline issues across London

While Towers are going up in City of London ( check out the Principal Tower ), it was good to see RBKC overturn an application for two Towers to replace…

Flats above the Tube not new idea

Flats over the station is not a new idea at all as the Evening Standard’s headlines and editorial would suggest last week. You only have to look above Baker St…

Worst housing in Westminster?

Recently the BBC broadcasted  Contract – Marble Arch to Edgware where the “poet & hack” John Betjeman ( Poet Laureate of the UK 1972-1984 ) goes down the Edgware Rd during…

Pet Rescues in London

Last week we saw two pet rescues in London – one of a terrier in Maida Vale and a parrot in Edmonton – much to the relief of their pet…

What rank hypocrisy from Boris Johnson

I bet you Boris Johnson did not raise burka concerns when Foreign Secretary at the Foreign Office when kowtowing with the Saudi’s! Certainly not while he was Mayor of London. …