Tuesday, 6 March 2012
The Occupy London protesters who have been moved on from St Paul's Cathedral haven't gone away - they've just 'flitted' round the corner to an alternative site at Finsbury Square.
But not everything has gone smoothly - there seems to be a bit of a cultural divide between the two camps - who are now living together as opposed to being just neighbours.
Apparently the St Paul's group are more politically driven, anarchic even - than the Finsbury Square contingent who have rules about behaviour and the use of drugs and alcohol - for example.
Which doesn't sit to well with some of the new arrivals.
So tensions are rising - and the 'sitting tenants' have already their concerns known about overcrowding.
Now I think that must be code language for - 'you can't possibly stay here, you'll all need to move on.'
Which sounds a bit rich to me - I have to say.
Since no one invited the first group of squatters to pitch their tents in Finsbury Square in the first place - yet they treat it as if it were their own private property.
So it seems that a reality of sorts is intruding into the protesters everyday lives.
Imagine how interesting it would it be to be a fly on the wall when they come to debate that great old anarchist slogan - All Property Is Theft!
I'd pay money to watch and listen to that - Sky or the BBC should offer to cover it live