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The Language of London

How wonderful to find this poster advertising an exhibition which celebrates the Johnston Typeface.

The typeface was commissioned in 1913 by Frank Pick, the Commercial Manager of the then Underground Electric Railways Company of London. 20 more words



For this trip I started in London…well actually I started in Chicago and flew into London. I was quite nervous as I have never traveled internationally on on my own and had never flown into Heathrow. 218 more words


Powerchair versus the Tube !!

I recently went on a London Tube adventure and yes it was a wee bit hairy at times as I ventured on to TfL’s underground network for the very first time. 617 more words


3 Lessons Learned from Traveling in London

So yesterday was a gong show. I hinted on Facebook that I learned a few things the hard way and that’s completely true. Here’s the story: Brandon and I got separated on the tube. 1,146 more words


Around the World Twice

Your astonishing fact of the day… courtesy of Blackfriars Tube Station.


I would walk 500 miles

It’s time for more travel photos, except this time I’m going to tell the story of Meg, and the 193 steps at Covent Garden tube station. 531 more words

Real Life

Being brave

When I was 19 I used the London Underground on my own for the very first time. I’d started singing lessons in Pimlico and asked literally anyone I could think of asking to come with me because I was afraid of several things, namely: 487 more words

Hand Picked Memories