Charlotte Simmonds is a writer and blogger living in London. She was formerly an editorial assistant at the New Statesman. You can follow her on Twitter @thesmallgalleon.

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The Staggers
27 September 2012
Jon Cruddas: Building the new Jerusalem After a summer of confidence, MP Jon Cruddas reminds us of Britain’s...
Cultural Capital
26 September 2012
If the museum means to forge an understanding between the west and Islam, it has played too safe.
Cultural Capital
24 September 2012
A haunting new photography exhibition captures an Olympic legacy abandoned.
Art and Design
21 September 2012
“100 Most Iconic Artworks From the Last Five Years”
The Staggers
20 September 2012
In this week's New Statesman: The Lib Dem Conference Special
Cultural Capital
13 September 2012
Street style has long been a matter of public fascination. Its spontaneous, quirky, un-laquered aura feels refreshingly...
The Staggers
13 September 2012
George Pitcher: Between church and state In our cover story this week, former public affairs secretary to the...
Cultural Capital
12 September 2012
The travel photography competition season draws to a close.
UK Politics
06 September 2012
Seven suits worn by Margaret Thatcher in the 1970s fetched just over £73,000 at Christie’s auction house...
The Staggers
06 September 2012
Ed Miliband: It would be "politically crackers to spend like the last labour government" In his first...
Cultural Capital
05 September 2012
In an unconventional turn of events on Monday evening, one of the most prestigious international photography prizes was...
Cultural Capital
31 August 2012
The humble grey pigeon. Many would volunteer it as the most detested of urban wildlife, second only perhaps to sewer...
The Staggers
30 August 2012
Putin's reign of terror
The Staggers
23 August 2012
Zizek on Batman, Åsne Seierstad on Breivik, Tracey Thorn, Karrie Fransman and more.
Cultural Capital
16 July 2012
Beyond the cone bra.

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