Sunday, 12 August 2012

Next project

about Pavement-mongers and smoke-doctors, over here 

In fact,you can help with this. I need significant people, places, events that you associate with Westminster. From any time in history.

I'm trying not to go for the obvious (eg Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament) or it will be too corny.

And preferably I'm after associations that people will have heard of - not personal memories (like, the time you had a whitey on the Poll Tax march down the Mall, because you'd been to a house party in Peckham the night before & had drunk and smoked and had no sleep and then got up and marched, marched, marched with a riotous crowd in a heatwave with no water.)


Help me out here. Westminster.

 

4 comments:

  1. Can't seem to comment on your other blog so - re the book you can't find again: Can you remember if the book was in archive or regular stacks? That and century of publication might make it stand out on their online holdings...

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  2. Brian Haw, the anti-war protester who camped outside Parliament for what seemed like an eternity, comes to mind.

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  3. On Waitangi Day (6th February) New Zealander's in London have taken to doing a mass haka at Parliament Square.

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  4. Arabella, it was in the regular stacks - I think I know where too, but I feel a bit foolish going in there as the books are all behind glass so it's hard to rifle through them.

    Miscommunicant, Brian Haw is a brilliant idea. Mark Wallinger beat me to the punch though.

    Hello, Anonymous. I like this crazy idea.

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