The high street is dead. Along with a string of cultural totems, from paid-for music to linear television, the traditional “town centre” has been disembowelled by the digital revolution.
There’s never snow in London, right? And if it does snow then it never settles. These are the rules of thumb that the Beast from the East has upended and put the capital into a whole new perspective. Twitter and Instagram can’t get enough of capturing familiar landmarks looking cool in white.
The Big Half will see up to 15,000 runners take to the streets of Canary Wharf and the Docklands on Sunday, March 4, in the first event of its kind. The culmination will be a free festival in Greenwich Park.