Populist: 21-27 February

By Lindsey Last edited 148 months ago
Populist: 21-27 February

The week's most popular posts, and a round-up of what's happening around town.

In the news:
  • Last week it was Diane Abbott, this week its rumours about James Purnell running for Mayor
  • A thinly disguised fake magazine is doing the campaign rounds for the Lib Dems in Islington South
  • Threats to Ministry of Sound provoked an online petition
  • London's getting a local bank for the high street and a giant cube for Nine Elms The best show at London Fashion Week is undoubtedly the fashionistas What should the 2012 Olympic theme tune be?

    See the News category for more

    Around town:

  • We discovered the excellent Freelancer's Map of London, toyed around with the skyline and put Routemasters in space
  • A copycat menu at Stolen Supper Club hit the fishy spot
  • Learn about London's oddest toilet, follow Henry Moore around town and delve into Jewish Book Week and much more with the literati
  • Something for the weekend: take time out to draw a map of your London as you see it
  • Here's a teaser for the elephant parade coming soon in May
  • See the Arts & Events and Food & Drink categories for more

    Comment of the week:

    In response to our piece on 'Olympic Eyesore to Cover Up Existing Eyesore'

    Elongated paean to elegance and beauty. Just excellent. My homework is now to use this expression in conversation in the next 3 days. Well written!

    Thanks, Jason B Standing!

    Last Updated 27 February 2010