White flight and white resentment And what of the white English in London? White people can still be found in London. The upper classes and the middle classes seem to have by and large melded into a multicultural upper and middle class. However when it comes to the working classes, there are still some very […]

http://blogs.ft.com/westminster/liveblogs/2016-06-22/#45d36b24be503a2ad9e328762a17323d http://blogs.ft.com/westminster/liveblogs/2016-06-24/?ft_site=falcon&desktop=true   HAS BORIS JOHNSON JUST CONCEDED BREXIT DEFEAT ON THE LONDON TUBE TO A LONDONER CALLED LEWIS? Maybe, but, urgh, he was wrong if he did.   OK #Walthamstow this is why getting the IN vote out matters! #Remain #Orfordroad #E17 @stellacreasy pic.twitter.com/GppQrDRWbt — Philip Creasy (@philcreasy) June 23, 2016   View post on imgur.com […]

It was the loudest night of thunder I’d ever heard, each time I heard the first cracks, my heart raced, and my mind wondered about how close the accompanying streak of lightening was to striking my body (I needn’t have feared, the lightening presages the thunder). The flashes which lit up my bedroom, I’ve never […]

1954 In 1954 the intact foundations of the third century Roman Temple of Mithras – the Persian God of light and sun, was discovered. It was discovered by the River Wallbrook, a river that currently runs underground in the City of London. The news of the remains caused a national stir, and half mile queues […]

London has a long history of being a meeting point for people from around the world, an international port. In recent times it has become the meeting point for two classes of multinational provenance. The first is a class of super rich profiteering and tax avoiding wealthy people, whose wealth manifests through major banks, institutions […]

Sometimes the names used to describe two neighbouring areas, may be used to describe either area. In this way two areas can start to blend into one. Shoreditch on the northern border of the city of London is commonly considered to sit south of Hoxton. However, Shoreditch Park sits at the north-western tip of Hoxton, […]