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Sadiq Khan

In a special edition of our ‘Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner’ series, the Mayor of London shares his capital experiences. Read my full Discover Britain magazine interview here Advertisements

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The Japanese house, Renaissance partners and Exit West

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: House proud A major survey of post-war Japanese architecture at the Barbican Don’t miss: Brothers in art Michelangelo and Sebastiano’s collaboration explored at the National Gallery Commuter corner Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and a podcast … Continue reading

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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Street art, space savers and Caitlin Moran

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Space savers The Royal Academy’s Urban Jigsaw competition produces innovative approaches to brownfield development. Don’t miss: Street art Somerset House and A(by)P reclaim graffiti as a path to new thinking. Commuter corner Caitlin … Continue reading

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Housing, cycling and movies for your ears

Highlights of my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Crisis management New London Architecture’s competition winners propose solutions for London’s affordable housing shortage Don’t miss: Two wheels good The Design Museum celebrates the cycling boom with a new exhibition … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Public property New London Architecture’s Peter Murray discusses the transformation of the capital’s public spaces – past and future Don’t miss: Pickup artist Find innovative, affordable work and create it at … Continue reading

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Worthy but thin tale of broken Britain

Eighteen months on, and Ed Miliband is still intoning “Cost of living crisis” in the hope of persuading disillusioned voters that someone at Westminster understands their plight. Yet the gulf between rhetoric and experience seems ever widening, making art that … Continue reading

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