• 10/01/2021

    Birds of a feather in Central London

    In recent times it has become not unusual to see seagulls and parakeets in the sky’s of Central London feeding off the goodies available. In Hyd...
  • 02/03/2018

    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...
  • 07/09/2017

    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...

Lets jab the world before the booster

As a doubled jabbed 50 plus year old Londoner, l won’t be taking a booster. As l rather it be used for the global efforts against COVID19 pandemic particularly in…

Housing management matters

Whilst l was chairing the Housing Committee at the London Assembly during the political year 2020/21 l was inundated with complaint of Housing Association’s and their housing management, particularly of…

Forging a Dhaka-Glasgow CVF-COP26 Climate Solidarity

Yesterday we had Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, His Excellency Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen¬† Saida Muna Tasneem High Commissioner of Bangladesh in the UK & Ireland discussing collaborative global climate action…

Climate finance, CVF & Bangladesh

Climate finance to help developing world adapt from climate change has become the key issue before COP26 at Glasgow of trust between the developed and developing world in the lead…

IPCC Report & flash flooding in London

  Flood warnings have been issued in London previously but the flash floods in West London and South West London in recent weeks still hit home hard. As forecasters warn…

Flooding in W9 again – Whats going on?

On the afternoon of the 12th of July, my family house was affected by the flash flooding at basement level and in the rear garden. This was not meant to…

1971 – A fateful year for the family

We left to settle down before the Dec 1970 General Elections in East Pakistan and had to come running back to the UK during the Bangladesh liberation War for our…

Westminster North carve up need new names

The Boundary Commission 2023 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies in London, may have given the London Region two more seats but it has well and truly curved up the Westminster North…

Foreign Policy making in UK’s multi-ethnic society

Bagehot last week ( 22nd May 2021 edition of the Economist ) suggests that a multi-ethnic society makes for more complicated when it should make for better foreign policy making;…

Diplomats,Londoners & outstanding congestion charge

¬† One of the major vehicle issues in Central London neighbourhoods like Marylebone is the parking of diplomat cars and many of them not paying the congestion charge after the…