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Great new blog: thepeopleonthetube

Great new blog: thepeopleonthetube

Published on: Feb 09 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I found a great new blog today: thepeopleonthetube.wordpress.com. It highlights one of the things I miss about working/travelling/living in London – the...
96.99% reduction in crime.

96.99% reduction in crime.

Published on: Feb 03 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
How do you get a 96.99% reduction in crime around your home? Move from East London to West Sussex. It’s a shame my car and home insurance didn’t drop...
Leyton Orient vs Arsenal, 32 years later

Leyton Orient vs Arsenal, 32 years later

Published on: Jan 31 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
To celebrate Orient’s cup tie against Arsenal in the Fith Round of the FA cup, here’s a piece by the Times from the last time they met in 1978, where...
The last resort – Little people project

The last resort – Little people project

Published on: Jan 27 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
A great new piece in Wandsworth by The Little People Project, going steady since 2006. Thanks to www.likecool.com and of course little-people.blogspot.com
I love a good blue plaque

I love a good blue plaque

Published on: Jan 26 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Roy Reed, of ReedDesign has very kindly individually mapped London’s 957-ish blue plaques . I get the impression it’s taken some time but is far more...
Olympic Legacy

Olympic Legacy

Published on: Jan 24 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
What the future holds, through the eyes of Diamond Geezer: 2013: West Ham kick off their tenantship of the Olympic Stadium with a Division 1 home match against Accrington...
Guerilla signs on the tube

Guerilla signs on the tube

Published on: Oct 01 2009 by Tom - 1 Comment
Annie Mole, the brains behind the Going Underground Blog has been collecting examples of Guerilla signs on the tube from her readers. Highlights include “For...
Pick a pickpocket to putpocket

Pick a pickpocket to putpocket

Published on: Aug 21 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
It’s always good to read some positive news and this story about a campaign run by T-Mobile is interesting: News Blaze: You’ve Heard of Pickpockets,...
GPS tracking on iPhone and Google Maps

GPS tracking on iPhone and Google Maps

Published on: Aug 20 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the many applications on my iPhone is MotionX-GPS with gives you a lot of information from the GPS receiver built into the phone. It gives you proper long/lat...
Wordsworth on the tube

Wordsworth on the tube

Published on: Jun 08 2009 by Tom - Leave a Comment
This morning I was lucky enough to sit opposite a poem by William Wordsworth, titled “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge”. It was part of the Poems on...