You can take the girl out of Good Housekeeping, but it was the day-to-day life of the protest camps and squats which kept drawing me back. It was like dropping into a private club/sitcom/revenge tragedy, with a backdrop of official exasperation.

"Finsbury Square is a gorgeous little catalyst of love," said Ella (aged 18). "It's beautiful in its own way although some people say it's a pikey apocalypse training camp. I feel incredibly safe here. It's beautiful. It's misunderstood."