Thursday, 13 July 2017

Grenfell fire.
4 weeks:  Victims relatives are still waiting for clear news about what happened....@10.44minutes in.
There is something dreadfully wrong in British culture.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08y683z/newsnight-12072017

Saturday, 13 September 2014

An interesting meeting with some people from West Euston Partnership who want an architect to help sort out their building- the H-pod- at Cumberland Market on the Regents Park Estate.  Today is their Community Festival with excellent live music, food, bouncy castles and loads of kids!   Good fun.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Independent?
Will Scotland give independence a good name or a bad name?  Discuss.

Hmmm...standing as an independent candidate may become fashionable if all this nationalist nonsense goes well.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Baugruppe


The Culture Show - 2012/2013

Episode 28

Suddenly, some inspiration.
The BBC chattering about Baugruppe in Berlin- groups of people getting together to build their homes without developers, saving up to 20%.

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Sir Patrick Moore died today.  End of an era.  Best mad scientist presenter on TV ever.

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Looting

Looting breaks out in Camden last night. What next? Hampstead? Best warn Glenda Jackson to get out into the community to calm the situation.

Still no clear news of how Mr Duggan came to be shot. But then the looting throughout London seems to be the dispossesed getting some free goods and a bit of horseplay.

I wonder what foreign news channels are saying about Britain- London, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds- all going up in flames. The Arab Spring has arrived- no! That was political. Meanwhile the Euro totters, the dollar is now AA rated and China grapples with inflation. Sudan......