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Journal Entry 16: London, England Day 2: Tower of London

Sunday, June 15th

I
woke up this morning, and decided to check Facebook. My buddy Noe’s
status had come up on my mini-feed, which said he was somehow… 2,071 more words

Timbuck Travels

Saturday Matinee: The Laughing Prisoner

“The Laughing Prisoner” (1987) is a parody of the 60’s cult programme The Prisoner, starring Jools Holland and Stephen Fry. This was shown as part of The Tube programme in 1987, and was repeated on 1st January 1993 as a stand-alone feature. 45 more words

Culture

Can the London Underground go carbon neutral?

By Jeremy Williams

Last year the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced plans to make the city carbon neutral by 2050. A London Assembly measure in December called for that to be brought forward to 2030. 589 more words

Transport

Today in Madonna History: January 27, 1984

On January 27 1984, Madonna performed Burning Up and Holiday on the UK television program, The Tube.  The show was broadcast live from The Hacienda club in Manchester. 42 more words

January

Tube Drivers earning £100K+ is outrageous. But privatising the Underground would reduce value, redirect that money to deep pockets and cost the Public much more besides

The stranglehold that the Unions have on Transport for London has long since been questionable. But questionable and acceptable are two very different things.

With some Tube Drivers now reportedly earning six figures and potentially more, the point has definitely been reached where it has become clear that their ability to command salaries that completely dwarf comparative roles on other networks has simply gone too far. 493 more words

Ethics

Boy on the Train

The station was packed, and all I could think of was getting on the train as fast as I could, I definitely didn’t want to stand throughout the ride. 734 more words

Happiness