As should no longer be a surprise to anyone, the G20 is due to start in a scant few hours here in London. As a resident that has seen the Tube bombings, the many scares and the frequent outbreaks of disorderly conduct, I feel I am uniquely placed to observe that which will unfold.
Let me begin by saying I am not afraid.
A great many residents though are very scared right now. In a city of ten million with tensions bubbling beneath the surface, a… Continue