Crunching the Londonist numbers of last week and seeing what picture is revealed…
40 million pounds estimated asking price to purchase troubled Liberty
5 managers so far this season for QPR: fifth time lucky?
205 jobs threatened at Kings College London (KCL) – and KCL staff threaten strike action in counterpoint
14 million pound facelift for Piccadilly Circus (but Eros gets to stay)
5 + 40 + 205 X 14 = 3,500 which is an enigmatic snapshot of an enigmatic stencil graffito, snapped enigmatically ‘through my sunglasses’ by Katcha in the Londonist Flickr pool.
This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 8th March 1750: London experiences a minor earthquake, one month to the day after a previous similar quake, causing superstitious concern that another such event would be experienced on April 8th. It would be the last recorded earthquake with a London epicentre (so far).
Random London Quote Of The Week
Hell is a city much like London—
A populous and a smoky city;
There are all sorts of people undone,
And there is little or no fun done;
Small justice shown, and still less pity.
Percy Bysshe Shelley