… and it has to do with cities, planning and architecture so we can no longer ignore it. Corruption allegations, resignations and outrage are circulating like greyhounds on speed around these parts. When the stories point accusing fingers at the prime minister, quangos, charitable organisations, construction firms, uplift in land-values and guesses about how long it takes to build a suburban home yourself, well, the usual sources had to put it all into English. Eventually. And it all comes on the heels of a summer of discontent with politics.
Our protagonist, ever weirdly optimistic, thinks all this might work as a wake-up call for people to see that there’s politics in them there buildings. Not just in Parliament buildings, small (on the left) and big (to the right).