Michael Heseltine

Exhibition review: ‘Get Fit’ at the TURF Gallery

Posted on March 11th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Liz Sheppard-Jones gets physical in an art gallery

Former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine had a rule when in government: all proposals presented to him must take up no more than one side of A4 paper. If it’s longer, declared the lusciously-locked one, it’s either too complicated or you’re not thinking about it clearly. (Or it’s proper rocket science: some things are necessarily complex and written for … Read More »

Counterfactual Croydon: #OccupyCroydon

Posted on January 14th, by Tom Black in History. No Comments

After speculating about the defence of Croydon against the Wehrmacht and imagining a Croydon-centric atmospheric railway, Tom Black explores the possibilities of Croydon’s financial sector

The following is a work of speculative historical fiction. For narrative purposes it is written as though it actually happened. 

The camp in Exchange Square has become a popular destination for tourists and well-wishers. I’ve been walking past it … Read More »