Tag Archives: London Underground

An old plan of Piccadilly Circus Underground Station.

I’m away on a 2-week tour in the near future and so this shorter than usual post is just to help fill the gap before, during or after I come back. The incredible print below is of Piccadilly Circus Underground … Continue reading

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Why our trains are on the wrong track?

I should be living around 35-40 minutes from the centre of London using public transport.  As the years go by it is becoming less reality and more theoretical.  In fact it can often take me 2-2.5 hours each way and … Continue reading

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When did travelling become such hell?

I am a little unusual I admit, I quite like travelling by public transport and I always have. I don’t see driving a car as superior and much prefer to pay someone to do that for me so along with … Continue reading

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140 London Underground Facts

Some people say that we are living in a post-fact world.  This epic list of facts relating to the London Underground says otherwise!  So whether you use it every day or just see it on movies, here are some facts … Continue reading

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That was the week that was

I hope that everyone who celebrates Christmas had a good one and those of us who care about New Year, did so too.  I don’t care about the latter, I guess it shows in my post last year here  and this … Continue reading

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Overusing the word ‘Like’

Last Sunday I had a trip on the Tube to old London town.  It started off relatively quiet until after two stops, a young and seemingly well dressed and respectable lady sat down on the seat behind me.  You could … Continue reading

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Talking on the Tube… has the whole world gone mad?

For a huge city, London is quite a friendly place.  We didn’t even make the list of the most unfriendly cities of 2016 and Londoners are many things but they don’t have a reputation as being eternally grumpy like Paris … Continue reading

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