Crush on The Tube

Posted on Sep 30, 2017 in latest | no responses

Many have experienced a crush on the London Underground with over four million passenger journeys on the system at weekdays, more than on the entire National Rail system. But this time it is different. The Tube can be a cramped, sweaty and unpleasant place, especially when you’re heading to work on a Friday morning but […]

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Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in latest | no responses

  On this day in 1946 Freddie Mercury, was born: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs. Happy Birthday! British rock legend Freddie Mercury, the Queen frontman, died on November 24, 1991 from bronchopneumonia that resulted from a years-long battle with HIV/AIDS. He was 45-years-old.  Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara – Gujarati: ફારોખ બલ્સારા). He is still […]

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Green Lanes on The Tube

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 in latest | no responses

London Underground hopes to keep people moving at King’s Cross tube station with new markings on the platform floor – but not everyone’s convinced The Tube has a new idea to keep London Underground passengers in line: painting platforms green. Last month, London Underground  laid down patches of bright green vinyl on the platform for […]

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Trivago’s Tube takeover

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Trivago woman is everywhere on The Tube. She has a blue shirt and stands to the left. She has ideal hotels. At the best prices. She wants you to know about them. But that’s not all she wants. She wants you to know that wherever you’re going, she’ll be there. Arms to the side. […]

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The Tube is not a Cafe

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in latest | no responses

A proposed ban on smelly food on New York’s subway has sparked calls among London’s commuters for similar action on the Underground. NYC’s transport boss Joe Lhota has prompted debate in the Big Apple by suggesting a clampdown on hot foods on the subway, after being subjected to a fellow passenger’s spilt Chinese takeaway. Disgusting […]

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No Ladies and Gentlemen on The Tube

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in latest | no responses

London Underground staff have been told to ditch the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” in a bid to go gender-neutral. Instead, staff should use inclusive greetings like “good morning everyone” to make passengers feel more welcome. The decision comes after various activists, including LGBT charity Stonewall, campaigned for the change for months, claiming that although “ladies […]

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Underground Anxiety

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

For some London commuters, riding the Underground is a tedious part of the daily grind. For riders with claustrophobia or anxiety disorders, it can be a source of dread. Now a new London Underground map has been launched to help passengers suffering from claustrophobia or anxiety. The new design highlights routes commuters can take to […]

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Remembering London 7/7 Bombings

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 in latest | no responses

  Twelve  years ago on this day the London 7/7 Bombings brought death and carnage to London’s transport system on the day after the capital had celebrated winning the 2012 Olympics. The attacks by four suicide bombers on the London Transport system on 7th July 2005 were the largest mass murder in Britain in peacetime killing […]

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Farewell to Paddington Bear’s Creator

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in latest | no responses

  Farewell to Michael Bond who created a marmalade-loving bear from “deepest, darkest Peru” who comes to live in London. A character whose enthusiasm and optimism has given pleasure to millions across the generations. Let’s raise a glass (and a marmalade sandwich) to him. As well as Paddington, he also created characters including Olga da […]

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Tragedy in Kensington

Posted on Jun 14, 2017 in latest | 2 comments

Terrible news today from Kensington in West London. How have Boris Johnson’s reckless cuts to the Fire Service in London and Kensington & Chelsea Council ignoring resident’s concerns on the refurbishment raised by the Grenfell Action Group contributed to this third world tragedy? Residents were trapped “screaming for their lives” as flames raged through a […]

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The Eagle On London

Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in latest | no responses

Green Lanes on The Tube

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 in latest | no responses

Trivago’s Tube takeover

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Tube is not a Cafe

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

Ireland’s Che Guevara

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Dublin in 2050

Posted on Oct 7, 2017 in Dublin | no responses

A Ryanair Tale

Posted on Sep 30, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

The Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif

Posted on Sep 8, 2017 in Ireland | no responses