From my office in Paddington station, you can hear sirens. We’ve been asked to put the blinds down over the windows. My Vodafone mobile is receiving texts, but replying doesn’t work. It’s not receiving any calls. I’m fine, but feeling a bit nervous. Info is a bit sparse. One colleague was on the Edgware Road… Continue reading Explosions In London
Britain’s national ID card is back from the grave, and the government here is ploughing ahead at speed to make this an expensive, privacy-compromising reality. If you’ve lived in the UK for the past six months (or more), and you don’t want to be issued a Soviet-style “internal passport,” get to this site now and… Continue reading Sign The NO TO ID CARDS Petition Now!
Trying vainly to get to sleep wouldn’t be the same without the strains of ‘Sailing By‘ at 00:45 on UK BBC Radio 4, followed by the Shipping Forecast. This string of numbers and names is sometimes soporific, sometimes annoying, and sometimes, it manages to be quite evocative. Click below to see more information (or a… Continue reading And now on BBC Radio Four, the shipping forecast…
I used to ride the 73 bus from Euston to Kings Cross when I was feeling lazy, or when it was raining. This here site is a journal dedicated to this particular route, and very interesting it is too.