London or Bust

New from the MySociety genii:, capsule the curiously-capitalised PlaceOpedia. Think Google Maps ? Wikipedia. Brilliant. Except that, as I write, all the links read

8 Comments

  1. All true Jonathan. The only light at the end of the tunnel is the regonal quota – which is why all the big London indies are opening offices in Manchester and Bristol (and strangely not really Leeds, don’t know why.
    An editor in London who owns a facility at Pinewood told me that a big London indie was editing out there, because it’s just far enough outside the M25 to count as “regional”…

  2. All true Jonathan. The only light at the end of the tunnel is the new regional quota – which is why all the London indies are opening offices in Manchester and Bristol (but strangely not really Leeds, don’t know why).
    An editor frend who owns a facility at Pinewood told me that a big London indie was editing out there, because it’s just far enough outside the M25 to count as “regional”…

  3. Oh, the Pinewood thing is an old scam — that’s why Scrapheap moved the, er, scrap heap, to just outside the M25. Counts as regional production, though I think they do their editing at Elstree too, just to make sure.

  4. How about Cardiff? They make Dr Who there after all.

  5. Bwah-ha-ha-ha.
    All roads lead to London, you cannot escape it.

  6. OK I confess. It’s Scrapheap I was talkng about -it’s edited at Pinewood.
    And sorry about the double post. The stop button obviously doesn’t do what I thnk it does when I spot a typo just after pressing send…

  7. Los Angeles.
    Lots of work.
    Sunshine.
    Beach.
    Poodles.
    In many respects a lot like Glasgow.

  8. Thanks, James. That really helps.
    (bastard)

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