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How COVID Is Changing Us

A Bit Too Real A walk through Central London is a shock. For the past four months it has been like a quiet country village – and despite a half-hearted effort to get people into offices, it still is. A great many of the shops remain shut. There’s a cat asleep in the middle of St […]

London Is People: When Will They Return?

‘I’ve got my eye on you,’ says landlady Irene Handl suspiciously. ‘You’re always going out.’ ‘I was out and came in again, I don’t call that always going in and out,’ replies Hancock indignantly. There has always been a Traditional British suspicion that people who go out a lot are a bit ‘fast’ and not […]