Austerity inferno

The charred and burnt Grenfell Tower looms over Kensington’s affluent landscape as a disturbing and painfully appropriate symbol of austerity. The inferno is not dissimilar to fires in shanty towns…

Manchester – A City United

As Manchester unites in grief over the appalling attack on young concert goers at MEN arena on Monday night, it added a whole lot more emotion to the Europa League…

War on Terror becomes officially a sectarian war

In the same weekend that the Iranian elections returned Hassan Rouhani with an agenda to reform and negotiate further peace with the West, President Donald Trump goes to Riyadh to sign…

Homer Simpson comes to Bell St, NW1

Lisson Gallery successfully bring us larger than life cartoon characters to London, NW1 by hosting an exhibition of Joyce Pensato FORGETTABOUT IT between 19th May to 24th June 2017 via…

Diesel car scrappage not good enough

  Many are right to ridicule the Tory diesel scrappage car scheme where only a estimated 9,000 diesel cars maybe affected out of 12 million on the road when the…

Air pollution now a General Election issue

Yesterday there was an astonishing admission from Andrea Leadsom MP on the floor of the Commons about delaying DEFRA’s application of its NO2 plan, something many had been waiting several years…

Why are all hybrids diesel?

I noticed the old buses on No 2 bus route are being replaced by new hybrid buses in my neighbourhood at their turning point on Hayes Place when they head…

BUILD IT UP ON!

Westminster City Council has started its consultation on skyline of the City via the launching of its document Building Height: Getting the right kind of growth for Westminster.  It is worth…

Boris Johnson,Bashar Al-Assad & sanctions

Its all very well Boris Johnson arguing for tough new sanctions at his G7 meeting against Assad & Putin now that he is Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth…

Four ugly Tower sisters don’t bode well for pro-Tower policy

  Simon Jenkins ( Westminster Council’s pro-tower policy is a disaster for our city – 28th March 2017 ) is right to say that Westminster City Council has bad form…