No Place For “Non-Functioning Royals”: The Buckingham Palace Balcony on Jubilee Day

What are balconies for? Their main purpose, states britannica.com, is to enlarge the living space in a dwelling without a garden or lawn and to provide ventilation. However, it also notes, from classical Rome onwards, the ones on public buildings have been employed as places from which speeches can be made or crowds exhorted. The […]

Filed under: Media, Society | Posted on May 16th, 2022 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Bad Vibrations: The Noise Problem Of London’s Underground:

If you like to party until the small hours in central London, you’ll be delighted at the recent announcement by Transport For London (TfL) that the night service on the Jubilee Line will resume on May 21st. The dates for the restart of the Night Tube on the Northern and Piccadilly Lines, the Evening Standard […]

Filed under: Healthcare, Travel | Posted on May 4th, 2022 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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