The New World Cities Are For Workers Only

It’s like playing Sim City for real – how do mayors attract companies to their working hubs? In Europe the question is taking on new resonance as workforces gets used to handling dual-city living, not always through choice; I have colleagues split-shifting between London and Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels, Madrid and Cologne, even London to […]

Goodbye Cowbells, Hello Nothing.

Look at old photos of Leicester Square and you’ll see a graceful tree-lined space with greenery-covered theatres around it. Go there now and you’ll walk ankle-deep in pizza boxes through mimes, tourists and pickpockets standing around waiting for something to happen. It’s like Night Of The Living Dead with more mobile phones. The Swiss Centre […]