Abbey Road at fifty

Its alright now, we’ve reached the fiftieth anniversary of the world’s most famous zebra crossing. Actually there’s been a zebra crossing on Abbey Road more than fifty years, so this is really about those photographs taken by Ian McMillan on 8th August 1969 – and especially one of those photographs which immortalised the crossing into […]

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A nip in the bud?

The controversial 305m Tulip Tower was approved by by the City of London Planning and Transportation Committee held in London’s Guildhall yesterday – with 18 votes for and 7 against. The next stage is to see whether The Mayor approves it too. He has approved some rather objectionable buildings so this one may yet pass […]

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