Welcome to Webminster

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on Welcome to Webminster

Londoners were left puzzled after Tube station Westminster appeared to be renamed Webminster overnight in a PR stunt. Amazon replaced Tube signs with a new name to advertise the launch of a new London internet service to help businesses. Scores of confused London Underground passengers noticed the swapped signs and questioned what was going on […]

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A strike too far down the Tube

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on A strike too far down the Tube

Commuters battled through “absolute mayhem” to get to work on today as the Tube strike sparked a morning of travel misery across London. Commuters have been warned they face further woe trying to get home because of London’s crippling Tube strike. The 24-hour walk-out by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and the […]

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This strike is pants!

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on This strike is pants!

With somewhat unfortunate timing on the Sunday before a 24 hour Tube Strike pranksters staged a cheeky invasion of London’s underground network to take part in No Trousers On The Tube Day. What began as a madcap idea by a handful of people on New York City’s mass transit system in 2002 has grown into […]

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London fireworks welcome in 2017

Posted on Jan 1, 2017 in latest | 2 comments

London has welcomed in 2017 with spectacular Fireworks and Illuminations to see in the New Year – and with a Princely twist. All eyes were on the River Thames for the annual fireworks display as the crowds listen out for the iconic bongs of Big Ben. The impressive display managed to pay tribute to the […]

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Hipchips in Soho

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 in Food | 2 comments

Soho is well known for giving punters what they want but its latest offering is something truly kinky  – Hipchips,  a restaurant serving solely crisps and dips! London already boasts a café dedicated to breakfast cereals and a diner specialising in cheese toasties. Today it welcomes a new arrival — a Soho restaurant serving solely […]

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Beautiful Metro Maps

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Beautiful Metro Maps

It a problem facing every holidaymaker when on a city break abroad – how on earth to read the Underground map. Whether it’s the Metro in Mexico City, the Subway in New York or the Tube in London, each subterranean transport system has its own unique map and for foreign visitors they can be impossible […]

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Brandalism on The Tube

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Brandalism on The Tube

A ‘brandalism’ group has targeted the London Underground by covering hundreds of advertisements with posters claiming “advertising shits in your head”. The Special Patrol Group (SPG) says adverts are a form of “visual pollution that is harmful for the public” and claims to have dispatched 40 agents to take on the Tube network. Transport for […]

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Three cheers for Guy Fawkes!

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Three cheers for Guy Fawkes!

  Today we mark the anniversary of two significant events in British history. A day when some crazed ideologues, led by a deranged individual, entered the Houses of Parliament determined to do great damage to our nation. Still, enough about John Major and the Railways Act 1993. Also today Britain joyously celebrates the sectarian evisceration […]

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Cost and time mapped by TuberMap

Posted on Nov 3, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Cost and time mapped by TuberMap

TuberMap, a new Tube map instantly tells Londoners the time and cost of any journey across the capital with one click of a button. As the three questions commuters want answers to are how do I get there, how much will it cost and how long will it take, having all these answered on one […]

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Emma Watson the Tube Book Fairy

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Emma Watson the Tube Book Fairy

London commuters got a surprise when they spotted Emma Watson dashing through underground stations to hide copies of her favourite book. Onlookers noticed the actress at St John’s Wood station on Tuesday afternoon as she got involved in the Books on the Underground campaign. The 26-year-old filmed herself dropping copies of Maya Angelou’s Mom & […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | 15 comments

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Millicent Fawcett

Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!