The Independent London Newspaper
27th September 2016

One week with John Gulliver

    Ode to carpenter Andy, builder, activist...and singer

    Andy Higgins

    Andy Higgins

    Published: 22 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Applause for the Heath Hands

    Camden mayor Cllr Nadia Shah with Heath Hands and manager Paul Maskell

    Camden mayor Cllr Nadia Shah with Heath Hands and manager Paul Maskell (back row, right)

    Published: 22 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Touching on a touchy subject of Labour and anti-semites

    Terence Flanagan and Colin Shindler

    Terence Flanagan and Colin Shindler

    Published: 22 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Timely delivery as founder of Co-op is honoured with plaque

    Letter for Mr Owen: the impromptu postman calls

    Published: 9 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Cleaners seek fair deal as £34m SOAS wing opens

    Above: Workers protesting outside SOAS on Wednesday. Below: Speakers Sandy Nicholl (left) and Baroness Amos (right)

    It’s not easy being green – but it pays

    Above: the Southampton Row building. Below: Another Living Green City wall project at Edgware Road station, along with Omar Fayed and Mohamed Al-Fayed

    Forget the royals, kids. You should study Owen

    Robert Owen

    Published: 1 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Ring in changes in jails

    Published: 1 September, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Rock star Corbyn’s socialism sermon

    Jeremy Corbyn speaking at Kilburn’s Ruach City Church
    Jeremy Corbyn speaking at Kilburn’s Ruach City Church

    Jeremy Corbyn delivers a 45-minute speech at Kilburn’s Ruach City Church, once known as the State Cinema

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Forget the ‘we’ – Owen’s ‘I’s on the prize

    Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith

    Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith

    Published: 18 August, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    MY advice to the bookies is: Shorten your odds a little against Owen Smith.

    Brilliant Roger, the man I knew

    Above: A youthful Roger Altounyan. Below: A scene from the new film version of Swallows and Amazons

    Jamie’s makeover, part 2

    Chef Jamie Oliver and his Primrose Hill home

    Chef Jamie Oliver. Right, his Primrose Hill home

    Published: 4 August, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Email sparks Keir’s short, sharp reply

    MP Keir Starmer

    MP Keir Starmer

    Published: 4 August, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    The gospel according to Andrew

    AN Wilson with author Pamela Holmes at Daunt Books in Hampstead on Thursday

    Published: 19 May, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    I HAVE always found the prolific author AN Wilson a convivial and friendly fellow.

    Are we on the road to greater productivity, or is it just a pipe dream?

    It’s all quiet on the roadworks front in Regent’s Park Road

    It’s all quiet on the roadworks front in Regent’s Park Road

    Published: 19 May, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    1966 and all that - 50th anniversary of the launch of China's Cultural Revolution

    ​Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang in the 1970s

    Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang in the 1970s

    Published: 13 May, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Farewell practical Mick

    Mick, centre, with friends

    Mick, centre, with friends, from left: Foyezur Miah, Mave McCormack, Abi Wood, Georgia Gould, Abdul Quadir, Jill Fraser, Keith Sedgwick, Sally Gimson, Barbara Hughes, Raj Chada, Geethika Jayathilak

    Drawn to deadlines

    The cover of In or Out: Europe in Cartoons, Amberley Publishing, £8.99

    The cover of In or Out: Europe in Cartoons, Amberley Publishing, £8.99

    Published: 12 May, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER

    Streetstyle London caught on camera

    Dorothy Bohm

    Dorothy Bohm and, below, her granddaughter Sarah Nicholas at the event

    Estate residents defy cuts to get lunch club back on the menu

    Grace Livingstone

    Grace Livingstone, left, who helps tun the Lunch Club on Holly Lodge estate, below. Picture: Nigel Mykura

    Mick, the heart of the market

    Mick Farrant

    Mick Farrant

    Published: 5 May, 2016
    by JOHN GULLIVER