You'd think life in a planned city should be perfect - so why isn't it?
I reckon it's that myriad of little compromises as the bureaucracy gets involved in attempting to implement ideas and turn dreams into practice. Not, of course, that the ideas people necessarily have it right either . . . although perhaps they've got more hope than the bureaucrats of making something liveable.
This is only my second article on the city in a decade.
As you can see, I think it needs to be improved . . .