Central London’s Last Quiet Neighbourhood

  After my Halloween reading at the National Liberal Club, we took a stroll in the only remaining  part of Central London that’s truly under-visited. Mist had rolled in from the river and it was drizzling softly, creating aureoles of light around the street lamps. There were no cars and hardly any people, and it […]

Bryant & May Characters Who Actually Exist

Readers of the detective series may recall Leslie Faraday, the foot-in-mouth pubic servant who manages to upset everyone he deals with. He clearly has a counterpart in Colin Barrow, the Westminster City Council leader and former hedge fund manager who managed to unite restaurateurs, theatre impresarios, shopkeepers and the Church in opposition to parking plans […]