Bob Hoskins RIP – by the river

Farewell Bob Hoskins, a great London actor, so here he is (mostly) by the River Thames:By Tower Bridge in the Long Good Fridaywith Helen Mirren in The Long Good Fridaywith Helen Mirren by St Thomas Hospital SE1 in Last Orderswith Michael Caine in Last Orders... scene shot in the Larkhall Tavern in Claphamon the South ...

Nicky Crane, Jobs for a Change 1984 and other nazi attacks

The crowd at County Hall on June 10 1984 (photo from Tony Hollingsworth on flickr -I believed he was one of the organisers of the event)On June 10 1984 the Greater London Council, on the verge of being abolished by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government, put on the 'Jobs for a Change' festival by County Hall ...

Bonfire Against Austerity

The People's Assembly Against Austerity has called a national day of protest and civil disobedience tomorrow (Tuesday 5 November). They say: 'Campaigners will highlight the human cost of the government’s cuts programme which has seen many local services decimated, jobs lost, wages frozen and the benefits which supported some of the neediest in our community ...