Thursday, October 03, 2013

Six of the Best 390

Liberal Murmurs has tag clouds from the three party leaders' speeches at this autumn's conferences.

"Clegg showed us (as I've long suspected) that standing at a lectern works better for him than wandering about the stage like a management guru." Max Atkinson analyses those leaders presentation and performance of those speeches.

Pubcos are drinking in the Last Chance Saloon, says Protz on Beer.

"The decade started with a series of miracles. Affronts to justice and human dignity, which for decades seemed as unchangeable as the distance to the moon, suddenly were no more." Dave Eggers looks back on the 1990s for Vanity Fair.

"An ill-kept lawn ran down in front of them to a row of amputated railings, beyond which was College Road and the town cemetery, a conjunction responsible for some popular local jokes." Writing for The Ripple, University of Leicester student Samuel Osborne finds the setting of Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim oddly familiar.

Elizabeth Hopkirk visits the World's End Estate in Chelsea for Love London Council Housing.


Phil Beesley said...

You've broken the link to The Ripple article, Jonathan.

Jonathan Calder said...

Fixed, thanks.