Month: August 2012

How to solve Cardiff’s nightlife mess

When I left Cardiff eight years ago the city’s big capacity nightclubs were booming. Sprawling venue like Creation (now Oceana) and Liquid provided students with their fix of cheesy tunes during the week and welcomed locals at the weekend. They were hot, noisy and messy, but for an […]

Grim realities of south London

With gleaming waterfront apartments around London Bridge on the market today for sums that only those on bankers salaries could afford, it is hard to imagine upmarket parts of south London like Borough and Shad Thames tarred by heavy industry and nothing short a miserable place to live. […]