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Now is the Time to Empower Local Government

2016 has seen a paradigm shift in our political system. The Brexit vote will lead to significant areas of legislative control being returned to the Westminster Parliament; while the proposed boundary changes will see the number of MPs in the Commons reduced by 50, to 600. 497 more words

Musings On British Politics

Importing Local Cuisine

As the virtues of eating local food have gone from a radical idea to a commonly accepted norm in the food world, it has systematically distorted our understanding of the history of cuisines. 236 more words

Contemporary Food Culture

Blackrock 2016 US & THEM

US & THEM is one of the artworks by Patrick Goddard.

Residency artists:
Patrick Goddard
Sally O’Reilly
Alison Turnbull

In the newly converted gallery at Lydney Park Estate, Matt’s Gallery + BLACKROCK is also showing the work of… 305 more words



Author: Franziska Eckardt
Co-Author: Willem-Jan Velderman

Figure 1 Stokes Croft
Recently, I travelled to Bristol for an ESRC seminar ‘Neighbourhood Ways of Knowing and Working’. Before the start of the seminar, I had some spare time, so I decided to go out for a little walk to discover the city. 970 more words

Citizen Knowledge

Localism emerges as third force in LegCo elections

Apart from the traditional pan-democratic and pro-establishment camps, a new force emerged in this year’s Legco elections.

More than a dozen candidates are considered advocates of Hong Kong independence or self-determination. 29 more words

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Election Day Filled with A Series of Fishy Events

Real Hong Kong News

4th September 2016

Hong Kong Election Day Filled with A Series of Fishy Events

Many believe that this year’s Legislative Council election is the most intense and nerve-wracking for decades: The highest number of candidates ever stood in each Geographical Consistency, and many of the pan-democrats, having fielded huge ballot-blocking teams – especially across the notorious Functional Consistencies – stopped their campaigns only a day before the election to concentrate votes on a few representatives. 507 more words

Hong Kong