State Banquets, Sparrows and Planning Applications: A week in the life of a CC

I’ve been meaning to start an online diary of my activities and experiences as a Common Councilman of the City of London (for the Ward of Farringdon Within) for some time, particularly as I don’t fit the stereotype portrayed by the so-called ‘City Reform Group‘ or Bryn Phillips of Occupy – that is, I’m notContinue reading “State Banquets, Sparrows and Planning Applications: A week in the life of a CC”

Yes to life

It was my birthday last week and, in one way of looking at it, too many years have gone by, without enough achieved, and it’s all downhill from here. A few books written – but not enough, and not successful enough – and too much time spent in ‘the whole corroding business of administration’, asContinue reading “Yes to life”