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The District Line - part 1

A grey April morning just after my (gulp) 40th birthday, and I decided to start tackling the District Line. It’s a multi-tendrilled line, this journey was Wimbledon to Olympia. 1,394 more words

Many Strides - Walking The London Underground, Overground

150 London Fascinating Tube Facts

It’s been a very long time since I posted; so while I prepare my latest post for publication (finding images, inserting hyperlinks and all that malarky), here’s a link to some fun facts. 14 more words

Many Strides - Walking The London Underground, Overground

A RAT Sighted At Acton Town Station

I was surprised to see an old train running through North Action station.

As it said on the side it was a Rail Adhesion Train, that I wrote about in  44 more words


Hidden London II (or the case of the changing station name)

Now that is what I call a rough sea as we leave on the ferry under clear skies, after a stormy few hours.  Even my laptop tries to make it to the floor unaided and there is no TV, just a message saying “Please remain seated”. 951 more words


Parisine: Paris = Johnston: London (Parisine typeface by Jean Francois Porchez)

With the exception of the smallest and newest operations, it is all but impossible to implement a truly consistent and cohesive corporate appearance across a public transport network. 2,059 more words


Monday, Schmonday 


I sprinted down the escalator stairs as fast as my high heeled boots would allow, elbowed past some dawdling commuters and leaped onto the tube just as the doors were closing. 311 more words