Steve Jobs once expressed frustration that Barack Obama focused on the reasons why things can’t get done instead of just doing them.
This year’s SW11 Literary Festival launched at the Bellevue Pub on Battersea High Street earlier this week.
Like every other decent person I was following what was happening in Clapham Junction and elsewhere last night with horror.
Although nothing like as closely involved in the developments in Nine Elms as I was (and even then it was such a big project I was only tangentially involved) the development continues apace: the Tideway site was recently given planning permission and the Secretary of State recently approved the plans for Battersea Power Station.
Despite the national increase in unemployment there was a small drop in JSA claims in Wandsworth last month, down 39 from November to 6,016 (a drop of 0.64%) and down 578 from the previous year (a drop of 8.77%).