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Diaries: Being late after 8

There are 1440 minutes in a day.

What’s 10 minutes?

Unfortunately if you are 10 minutes late when relying on British public transport, the number of minutes you waste in the day increases substantially. 256 more words


Movie Review: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Rightfully considered a classic, An American Werewolf in London does a great job of combining horror with comedy. It’s a smart movie that makes werewolves entertaining (which they rarely are) thanks to a great cast, amazing visual effects & fun soundtrack. 633 more words

The Disc

Do you want your subway map to look pretty, or to reflect reality?

The London transit authority’s rarely-publicized, geographically-correct map (pdf) of the London Underground subway system is making the rounds, and it’s been a little unsettling. 387 more words

those posh dogs

Dogs don’t need to be on leashes in Hyde Park. This is little comfort as you sit under a plain tree, crying, but hey, dogs are cute, I’m sometimes cute, it’s something to relate to. 657 more words


“Going underground, going underground” (The Jam)

There were a few blissful weeks over the summer when everyone took their kids on holiday and my commute to work was almost bearable, because it was done with approximately two-thirds less people than usual.  845 more words