I had a comment from TfL yesterday in response to my post on the Night Overground services to New Cross. It concerned me a bit and also I wasnt sure if it was a spoof however investigation shows it definitely came from TfL, though whom I dont know and they’reRead More →

Louis Charles Alexander (L.L.D., F.R.C.S., F.R.Hist: S) is not a well known London based author except for one other book which is too of some disrepute besides the one we will discuss below. L. C. Alexander was a learned man and a member of the Society of Authors. He wasRead More →

Many people comment on the fact many original files and documents related to Legible London are no longer to be found on TfL’s website – or anywhere else for that matter. I’ve added a few other goodies discovered along the way! sad to discover most of the design docs forRead More →

Remember the Knightsbridge Rhino? I wrote about that earlier this year. Its now a Christmas Rhino! Fully fledged in Santa Claus costume. How did they get those xmas clothes on? I mean a Rhino wouldn’t be easy to measure up. Think of the struggle trying to hold it whilst itRead More →

As most of us know, HAL is the very awkward computer in 2001 A Space Odyssey, whose main aim seems to be one of taking humanity back to the dark ages. He wanted neither astronaut (Bowman and Poole) discovering the truth and sought the most devious ways to prevent anyRead More →

Lots of audacious moped robberies going on in London. This was Avery Row, just off Bond Street, 10 October 2017. Love the way this pensioner attempted to stop these robbers with the simple use of a large brolly! Sadly that was barely reported by the media. Guy comes out ofRead More →

Southgate and Winchmore Hill are suburbs of North London within the borough of Enfield, formerly Southgate District Council. Both locations were at one time small villages well out in the countryside, and until the coming of the railways and tube, they remained largely as such. This is not meant to beRead More →

A bit of a mystery! Actually its one of those images that look one way or the other depending on how one perceives it. Wittgenstein would have been proud of this! Its something in the style of the famous duck/rabbit, the Neckinger cube and other similarities that change according toRead More →

For the entire summer or so there has been this amazing opportunity to get a electric shock at Euston Square, perhaps even top oneself! And its on a major commuter route to a railway and bus station 🙂 How can that be? One of the lamp posts has been withoutRead More →

Magical Mystery Tour (MMT) has its 50th anniversary this year with the film being broadcast in the UK on Boxing Day 1967. However the first day of filming began on 11 September 1967, so there are two separate anniversaries to the film. Following on the heels of the extremely successful album,Read More →