What’s the ugliest building in Westminster?

As the Nova Building, Victoria, SW1 scoops the national award for ugliest building in the UK for 2017, what is your ugliest building in City of Westminster for you?  For myself…

Aung San Suu Kyi – following footsteps of her father

We hear endless reports that  “The Terrified Rohingya flee their Burmese tormentors…” now.  So desperate is the plight of the Rohingya’s they are fleeing to a country that is a…

Garden Bridge – A bridge to far for London?

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 dead in…

No to war & racism

We are all here in front of the US Embassy in London today, to Stand up to Trump’s warmongering and support for bigots.  Now we know he has got form…

Partition 1947 – maladministration or criminal negligence?

The British role in partition is at best maladministration and at worst criminal negligence by the authorities of the British Raj under the last Viceroy of India, Louis Mountbatten. With…

Sylhet’s own Brexit – Partition referendum of 1947

One of the untold stories of Partition is the Partition referendum in Sylhet.  Very unusually for partition along the borders of the proposed two-states of India and Pakistan, the Sylhet…

The Global Sylheti’s

Garden Bridge – A bridge too far for London?

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 dead in…

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…