Tuesday, February 28, 2012

News at Eleven (Back Page): [Iain Sinclair] says the same

has happened today in Stratford, the site of the Olympic Games, but sadly no mob has been on hand to save east London: "Without consultation, overnight, a high blue fence encloses common land, marshland, lammas land, a place for walking free."

He notes the bulldozing of the Manor Gardens allotments for a temporary Games car park--and ponders what [William] Blake would have made of it all.

from Camden New Journal: Blake's London: Poet 'would lament the loss of common land in the capital'
then The American Spectator: Poets and Capitalism


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