A Life of Crime vs. The Free Market Supplemental
‘The Elephant and Castle shopping centre, once a symbol of hope and regeneration could be on its last legs…’ started a BBC article published while I was in the throes of finishing The Life of Crime vs. series.
If hearing a similar statement when living nearby—permanently 1984 to 86 and then again 1988 to 99—I would’ve partied hard like it was the latter year.
A Life of Crime vs. The Free Market V
The fact literally no one was at work (except whoever ran where we ate; was at the market to say it was closed; and opened the club, obviously), had me anticipate the club being Continue reading
A Life of Crime vs. The Free Market IV
While The Mr T I worked markets with bore no resemblance to one from TV, it’s no reason not to Continue reading
A Life of Crime vs. The Free Market III
Below: two pictures of the Walworth Road entrance to East Street (Lane); the arch being a recent addition seemingly serving no other purpose than reinforcing the name change from Lane to Street that took place when the market was moved there from the Walworth Road many years ago, and so making it at odds with Continue reading
A Life of Crime vs. The Free Market Part II
Brits are rarely positive about anything – that’s more a mainland Europe kinda thing and perhaps the foremost reason voting Brexit was so popular. Nonetheless, when things are going badly, Brits suddenly range between cheerily pointing out it could be worse before whistling a happy tune, to becoming highly Continue reading
Part I: A Tale of Gratis Woe
It was with trepidation and a sprinkle of anxiety that I announced the giving away of three sets of books to mark the publication of The Bath Party: a bizarre reaction to something people should jump at, perhaps; but not quite so out of whack considering Continue reading