As far as Brexit is concerned, Labour can agree on what words to say, but is divided over what they mean. The party’s position is to retain “the exact same benefits” of membership of the European Union, with a Brexit that puts “jobs first”.
To the casual observer, this may not seem like a particularly contentious question: isn’t it just everything ‘under’ the Thames when you look at the map? But despite this, some people will insist that places like Fulham, clearly north of the river, are in South London. Why?
I explored the strange tale of a man who attempted to walk around the world in disguise, for no particularly apparent reason.
The Guardian invited me to write a searing hot take on the UK’s planning system to ‘celebrate’ the 70th anniversary of listed buildings, and they put it in the actual newspaper and everything.
I’ve done some pioneering Star Trek-based data journalism to see how the prominence the characters in each show shifted in over time, and the season in which the lead character… isn’t, so much.
Arts venue mugs off a generation, elder member of said generation mugs off the arts venue. And so the cycle continues.
I lost my mind and wrote 3,000 words about bridges, tunnels, ferries, and so on.
There are, depending on how you count, about 60 ways of crossing the Thames in London. That includes everything within the M25, and also the M25 crossings itself – a definition which involves counting things that aren’t really London, but somehow feels right. But! Which one is the best?
It’s minor political party time as I dig into the weirder bits of UK electoral history for the NS.