It wasn’t immediately clear why we had to be at the top of the “UK’s tallest sculpture” the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a fashionable £22m Anish Kapoor confection in red steel resembling a giant’s helter-skelter after a playful mauling by King Kong.
Everyday is a red-letter day in Margate. Scarlet capitals sloshed on to bashed-in brick proclaim 'DREAMLAND WELCOMES YOU'. This greeting on the side of the Dreamland Cinema faces the empty upper parking deck of the derelict Arlington Square shopping parade. My breeze-buffeted pondering of this oddly beautiful starkness is interrupted by three skate […]