Casbah provided architect with inspiration for centre – Remember The Tricorn


The Tricorn, in my opinion it was the ugliest building on the planet, although it was only rated third ugliest building in Britain. From Wikipedia The Casbah (Arabic: قصبة‎, qaṣba, meaning citadel (fortress)) is specifically the citadel of Algiers in Algeria and the traditional quarter clustered around it. More generally, a kasbah is the walled… Continue reading Casbah provided architect with inspiration for centre – Remember The Tricorn

Russell Brand: Addiction is an illness not a crime


Addiction should be treated as a health problem rather than a criminal matter, comedian Russell Brand has told a committee of MPs. The 36-year-old former heroin addict described addiction as an “illness” and said that those suffering from it should be treated with “compassion”. He advocated an “abstinence-based recovery” approach, telling MPs this was how… Continue reading Russell Brand: Addiction is an illness not a crime