July 2010

When will I see you again

July 29, 2010 // 1 Comment

NOBODY told me about this before: Philip Colligan hasn’t ruled out returning to Camden Council at some point in the future. The former assistant chief executive – [...]

Winning here

July 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

THE Conservatives toasted victory in the Frognal and Fitzjohns by-election in Camden last week with a traditional group hug. And just look at their placards. The one being [...]

Heads up

July 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

UNIVERSITY College London wait on tenterhooks to find out whether Michael Gove will fund its new academy school in Swiss Cottage or not. Still, it might want to edit up its [...]

The Milibands speak to us

July 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

IT’S a bit like a guess the number of jelly beans in the jar contest. How many times will David and Ed Miliband collectively say ‘this/it speaks to’ this [...]

The empty chair

July 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

GRIM economic forecasts and government cuts inevitably mean tough times ahead for voluntary organisations, worthy projects across London which often survive from week to week [...]

Big win

July 23, 2010 // 3 Comments

IT’S a big hello to Giovanni Spinella who about half an hour ago was confirmed as the new Camden councillor for Frognal and Fitzjohn’s ward. He takes the seat so [...]

Lost in translation

July 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

NOTE to self: Learn Bengali. That way, we can play spot the difference when Camden leader Nash Ali takes a two-speech approach at community events, delivering one in English [...]

Thierry does New York

July 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

FOOTBALL again – but this is a TV car crash that merits some rubbernecking. Thierry Henry, who not so long ago I was worshipping as somebody who would never make a Chicken [...]