Alas, Mary Wesley is dead now. A fine example to all us 'late bloomer' types.( I still have 15 years to get a novel published...) She was a grand old gal. http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,867199,00.html
As for the West Pier catastrophe: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/
I wanna know WHY? They've been faffing about restoring this beautiful structure for as long as I can remember, and now fucking look at it. Not right!