Category Archives: London Underground

London Blitzed By Snow

Ol’ Blighty caught some six inches of the white stuff yesterday, all but crippling London’s transit system. It was London’s worst snowstorm in 18 years, and the city didn’t fare too well. Writes the NY Times: For most of the … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Hell

Funny story in today’s NY Times about advertising running on London buses that touts agnostic and atheistic beliefs…or non-beliefs, as it were. “There’s probably no God,” some ads read. “Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” The ads are a … Continue reading

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Zombies on the Tube!

There’s a funny clip of people doing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance routine on the London Underground. The people are obviously pros who trained for this particular routine, but what really makes the clip is their fellow riders, in true English … Continue reading

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The Great 2007 Sort-of Cabbie Strike

I had a rare breakfast meeting this morning (can’t believe I just said “breakfast meeting” with a straight face), and had to hop a cab from Grand Central. “Ten dollah!” the cabbie yelled. “Flat fee!” Coinciding with the rare breakfast … Continue reading

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