Hong Kong protesters with their arms in the air targeted with tear gas, pepper spray, guns and batons. Riot police 100m from Caroline’s office.

Well done Occupy and students for keeping calm. Not the sensible policing we would expect.

I’m guessing the clearance proper will start when most people are in bed asleep. That way in which it is done will be the catalyst. Who knows what for. It doesn’t seem frightening right now. Maybe it should.