You are not alone in the world.
A statement of fact.
A hand reaching out.
A command to inform behaviour.
Dystopia. London. Crowd Politics. Space. Anxiety. The Commons. The Tipping Point. Swarms. The Mind. Communication. Hope. The Future.
My city is being wrenched of its soul with a blunt scalpel. You know that scene in Braveheart where he gets disemboweled while alive? That’s what’s happening to London.
Its residents are being ejected or turned into screen-glued zombies.
This is a blog about how we resist & survive as we descend into barbarism. And about the bits of joy coming up through the concrete paving over us, day in, day out. And some other things too.
Books: Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s revolution as it unfolded, in the words of the people who made it. (OR Books 2011) Co-edited with the talented Alex Nunns.