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Category Archives: London
France, first of all congratulations on getting rid of xenophobic Mr Sarkozy. Because of Mr Hollande’s proposed 75% tax rate on incomes of more than 1 million €, some rich residents of France have threatened to leave France. Where do … Continue reading
So we have the 2012 Summer Olympics coming to town. As a Londoner, I am not excited. A busy, crowded and polluted city like London needs two more weeks of a massive rumpus like a hole in its head. And … Continue reading
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford, said Samuel Johnson in 1777. I have been living in London for two years now and it is a … Continue reading
In Germany, there is an informal rule in political debate: if you have to invoke a Nazi-comparison, you have lost the argument because you have displayed that you have no serious arguments left. By these standards, Ken Livingstone, the Labour … Continue reading
The riots in London are still going on and I am in the middle of it all in London. There is too much happening in different parts of London and I cannot be everywhere, so I cannot form an elaborate opinion … Continue reading
Last night, a peaceful protest in Tottenham in North London against the shooting of Mark Duggan (29) by police turned violent. The questionable circumstances of the shooting have led to (more) anger in the community against the police. When I … Continue reading
I wonder if the participants of the “Peace Camp” at Parliament Square in London have ever noticed the irony of protesting against all kinds of wars under the amused eyes of Winston Churchill. The “Peace Camp” is a continuous protest … Continue reading
In preparation for my walk across England, I finally bought a camera: a Nikon Coolpix L120. Henceforth you will be able to read more blog posts with my own photographs. Not very creatively, I start with a walk around my … Continue reading
When you come to London, one of the first things you will familiarise yourself with is the map of the London Underground, also called “the tube”. Colour-coded, it is easy to navigate: However, this map is also quite misleading as … Continue reading