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The Recession is Now Pt.# 87

Damn. I leave London and riots and protests break out all over Europe.  And wildcat strikes break out all over the UK in support of oil workers going on strike after their bosses hired European workers, and effectively locked them…

Train to Tube

Victoria Tube Station, 8:30 am. I missed the train and caught the tube. At Brixton, the very end of the Victoria line, two tube trains were sitting in the station, packed full of passengers, with no sign of leaving. More and…

Lonely City . . .

Unreal City,   60 Under the brown fog of a winter dawn,   A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many,   I had not thought death had undone so many.   Sighs, short and infrequent, were exhaled,   And each…

Election Day in the UK

Tuesday the 4th . . . even on this foggy English morning you could feel the electricity in the air, fed by the headlines across the newspapers (except for the freebie Metro which warned: “Britain to suffer from downturn more…