"The rise of UKIP is about one thing more than any other - the general public losing hope in it's politicians," says So Sam said...
Richard Osley on the unsinkable Flick Rea: "A mayoral shouldabeen, she saw her party, in happier times, expand from acorns to the Town Hall cabinet. Regardless of how and why, it was some achievement when the Lib Dems found themselves the largest group in Camden in 2006. But now she sits alone. It is a remarkable testament to her own popularity, but also the fall of a party right in front of our eyes."
IanVisits takes a rare chance to walk through Brunel's tunnel under the Thames.
A forgotten wartime tragedy in which more than a hundred people lost their lives in a bomb shelter in Kennington Park is desbribed by Vauxhall, Kenningon and the Oval (pdf file).
Hastings Battleaxe discovers the extraordinary churches of Romney Marsh.