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Dragnets of London

Dragnets of London (for Raul). John Hutnyk I was on my way home on the number 436 to Lewisham recently when a woman did something I thought was both impressive and unusual – she spoke out against the delay caused … Continue reading

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Ruined in Ladywell

Mourn for Adhesive Specialities. Most favourite architectural folly in Ladywell (and there are many). Where was Owen H when we needed him?

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Still More Dragnets

Stopping to quiz yet another bus dragnet gang with a colleague, this time we are  referred immediately to the public relations London Transport operative ‘Dan’. This sort of discussion, reproduced below, has become a perverse kind of sport. I know it does … Continue reading

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This lovely sepia toned arch-ive pic-ture is from the very fine, super reg-ular, eleg-ant and who-lly inimitable Transpontine blog. If you do not read it you should, and be impressed by the stamina for posting that is sadly lacking from … Continue reading

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we are not bored, we are amazed

Ardent watchers of the Goldsmiths CCS website (get a life) will have seen that the student generated images we used to have up have been replaced by some sort of corporate gimmick-cum-hack. Possibly designed to upset us and cause controversy … Continue reading

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snowed out

I have always been more amazed that London cannot cope with mildly warm temperatures like 30 Celsius, than I am that everything stops also for snow. Mind you, it is a lot of snow I reckon, and well cold, so … Continue reading

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Rosie Roh

For Roh – at the top of Penton Rise.

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