(in no particular order)
When the Real breaks through, everything seems like a film
Supermarkets in E1, E3 seem to be closing about five hours early today.
people in tottenham mcdonalds are making their own food #LondonRiots
This is the worst Olympic opening ceremony ever.
I saw 3 or 4 young women looting Tesco Express for nappies and milk tonight. Difficult and serious problems beneath this mess #londonriots
PM had been monitoring developments “on an hourly basis”. Making every Twitter user in the UK better informed than him #londonriots
Atmosphere in #Clapton part fearful, part carnival. People buying chicken to eat while watching action. Takeaway 50m from riots packed
Well David Cameron, you’ve presided over more social unrest & rioting than anyone since Margaret Thatcher. You’re a tribute to your party.
‘This is a television. They’ve ripped it off the wall. Why? They clearly didn’t want it.’ #skygoeschrismorris
Norway loses 92 children and suggests more democracy. We lose 12 JD Sports and some Nandos and demand the army and rubber bullets
“Madness of today summed up by a looter in Clapham who waited for the green man at crossing with a TV & laptop under his arms”
Kingsland Road chaotic as Turkish men attack other, predominantly black, youths with sticks, metal barricades and bricks. #hackney
/ponders/ I wonder if they will still pick up the recycling tomorrow? #middleclassworries
No one from the government was available to appear on #newsnight tonight to talk about the London riots
Recreational rioting, recreational governing.
Phillip Blond now going on about “gang culture”. Yes, that’s right, the East End has only recently become home to gangs. Oh wait.
Here’s what the last 3 nights of #londonriots show: when the gov is on vacation, police has no strategy, cities burning: blame the phones
right, really going to make an attempt at bed now. If I wake up and we’re under martial law, I won’t be surprised at all.
@entschwindet Don’t worry – your dreams will probably be a set of ordered linear narratives. The balance has tipped.