Are you pro or anti
the Phoenix development? I verge more towards anti.
There are some good ideas, and much more left unsaid. It looks
like a new heart for Lewes, but we already have a beautiful
one, thank you.
Favourite Lewes landmark? The
whole town centre - I feel privileged walking through it,
and I couldn’t single out one feature.
How would you spend a perfect Sunday
afternoon? Family, friends, June’s cooking, red
wine and good music. Or, taking photos around Acoma, New Mexico.
Depends which perfect Sunday.
What’s on your hifi? Regina
Spektor, how does all that fit inside such a tiny, shy person?
Natalie Merchant, long term, and the Who’s Madrid gig
a couple of weeks ago – I’ve honestly never heard
them better. And I don’t mean that in a Rolling Stones
Lewes would be better if… We
found an effective way to inform and mobilise people when
the big issues are on the table. ESCC tried for an OTT parking
regime in Eastbourne, and were forced to go away and rethink
it. Here in reactionary Lewes we keep letting ourselves be
walked over. Regular, genuinely local broadcasting would be
part of the solution.
What Lewes really doesn’t need
is… an absurd, city-grade parking scheme. Just
one thought: Richmond is well inside the M25, one of the wealthiest
and prettiest parts of London, and I can park free, seven
or eight minutes’ walk from the centre, all day. Here,
we’re selling permits for spaces that don’t exist,
and parked trucks still block the streets, as they have for
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