Central line was as packed as ever, although there was a definite lack of suits.......but some risible attempts at dressing down
Police have 'pen' created at Bank of england. Double-barriers+locks. Protesters already in the square mile taking a peek - on bikes.
All quiet so far, T-90 mins
Surely a barbour and deck shoes, even with jeans are a bit of a giveaway
Really is mufti day here in the city. I found one suit, went to ask him why he defied the warnings. He literally ran away from me.
It's like freshers' week in the City with lots of young people wandering around with their g20 street maps.
Most Moorgate tube exits closed now. No sign of horse yet #g20
Starbucks is braver than the banks. Found one which is virtually the only building in the area not boarded up.
Lost in e london preparing to swoop on city with climate camp
Around 100 people at Moorgate, awaiting war horse. Almost as many photographers #g20
Police have just intercepted a tank. Yes, a tank! Painted blue, filled with circa ten anarchists, outside RBS, liv st Now under police e ...
War horse, robed in red, posing for pix before march #g20
Scary looking Met police van looks like something out of Blade Runner. Impressive piece of kit i told the cop. Not to drive, he said.
Prots spend interminable time talking and tea drinking
Police just intercepted a tank. Yes, a tank! Painted blue, filled with circa ten anarchists, outside RBS, liv st Now under police escort.
Man dresssed as Death (real name Harry) giving interview about need to regulate financial institutions #g20
on is a blood sports junky'
Billy bragg at cannon street: 'there is another way that's the message of anti globalisation. George soros said it himself, we can't go ...
Several hundred at liv st. Police seargent attempted to direct the lead horse. Woman carrying it offered him a kiss.
Billy bragg things have got to change
March is leaving Moorgate. No-one's told the bus drivers tho. #g20
Still extremely quiet although we just spotted our first anarchists from the window here, embedded in a city stock broking firm
Small group of black-hooded protesters working out what to do by cannon st station. Surrounded by police. All looks very tactical.
Sun is shining, chant is "build a bonfire, put the bankers on top" #g20
Poster; it's our money in the banks
Met police has big blue riot van
At bank: a horseman of apocalypse arrives
Is this the mildest placard? 'Bring on decent decision making.'
Jump against the war is the cry
At least 600 pple converged at Bank of England now. "They say warfare, we say welfare. They say get back, we say fight back" #g20
The people united will never be defeated, build a bonfire, build a bonfire put the bankers on the top put gordon in the middle then burn ...
"Bit quiet innit," said passing cyclist. "They all just students."