This Sceptred Isle

“Last month TfL applied to issue anti-social behaviour orders which would not only stop [a group of urban explorers] undertaking further expeditions and blogging about urban exploration but also prohibit them from carrying equipment that could be used for exploring after dark. Extraordinarily, it also stipulates they should not be allowed to speak to each other for the duration of the order—10 years.”

China Miéville on Apocalyptic London (soon to be expanded).

Skilled migrants to lose the right to settle in UK. Theresa May replaces carrot with turnip.

Why is the Sun prioritising benefit fraud when the tax gap is 100 times bigger? Why is the Pope Catholic?

Banksy on advertising.

3 March 2012 · UK Culture