Posts under ‘London’
The heir to the Dutch throne was in the small eastern village of Rhenen on Queen’s Day, April 30, where he entered – and won – a traditional village game of toilet-bowl tossing.
Well, I guess we have Morris dancing which is vastly more embarrassing.
But speaking at a function [not a bodily one we hope] [...]
Construction of the Central Line’s eastern extension was started in the 1930s, and the tunnels were largely complete at the outbreak of the Second World War. While some stretches were used as underground factories, with the advent of the Blitz, Bethnal Green station was used as an air-raid shelter, unofficially at first, and then [...]
While London looks increasingly like a city under martial law it is nice to see the Met still have time for pursuing nonsenses as well as going round looking like characters from some post-apocalyptic FPS game…
There were no complaints from the public when a Mayfair gallery exhibited a dramatic modern rendering of the ancient Greek [...]
More astute readers may have noticed I have been away for a week. Some may even have cared [/sob].
Anyway, I have been Elsewhere. Specifically the Lake District. Upon the return journey this afternoon (which was thankfully clear) overhead info boards down the M6 and M61 was displaying “helpful advice” for those planning on journeying to [...]
This is one for RAB.
It is an ever growing idée fixe of mine that The Telegraph is going rapidly downhill.
I don’t mean in editorial PoV but in terms of quality of writing.
This deranged piece is shocking. It is essentially a piece of alleged music journalism by someone who clearly has no idea. Apart from anything [...]
For the record I’m on Facebook and essentially it seems to me a method by which people I didn’t get on with at school pretend they are my friends. Whatever! I appreciate how it works and indeed what it is for.
Boris Johnson doesn’t but wishes we had a similar “get-up and go” attitude to [...]
Image H/T PetaPixel
The images have a similar theme: a red Routemaster bus against a greyscale Westminster Palace background. Both shots of familiar London landmarks and fairly innocuous as such images go. At least you would think so.
The image at the top is the intellectual property of Temple Island Collection (TIC), a company that produces souvenir [...]
Look, I don’t live in London any more, and here on Queensland’s sunny Gold Coast we don’t tend to be privy to all the little details of life in the Great Wen.
Now, answer me this:
If the routemasters are gone, the bendy’s ditto, and the new Borismasters are still to come into service then…….roll of drums……… [...]