Tag Archives: London

A country in chaos

By Laurie Penny I’m huddled in the front room with some shell-shocked friends, watching my city burn. The BBC is interchanging footage of blazing cars and running street battles in Hackney, of police horses lining up in Lewisham, of roiling … Continue reading

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Riots and residents

By Dan Hind Civil disturbances never have a single, simple meaning. When the Bastille was being stormed the thieves of Paris doubtless took advantage of the mayhem to rob houses and waylay unlucky revolutionaries. Sometimes the thieves were revolutionaries. Sometimes the … Continue reading

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x-mas is on it’s way

Two photos that I took on a trip to London

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