from MacroScope:

Rip-off Britain in effect

July 13, 2010

While most of the developed world frets about deflation, in Britain, inflation just won’t quit. 

Britain’s 10 worst stations (only 10?)

November 17, 2009

RAIL BRITAIN STRIKEYes, I remember Clapham Junction, the name, because one rainy morning this week the (very) slow train drew up there unwontedly — and stayed for ages. Plenty of time to take in the dismal scene.

BAE, the SFO and time travel

October 1, 2009

rtxp5uiProsecute over bribes allegedly paid in far-flung lands years before you banned such practices?

from Commentaries:

Water down the tube in London heatwave

July 2, 2009

waterLondon's transport bosses are telling travellers on the tube system to beat the heat by carrying a bottle of water with them when they venture underground.

Is hitch-hiking coming back?

June 2, 2009

They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be but there’s certainly a lot of it around at the moment.

from Environment Forum:

Ghost bikes appear with spring in London

March 9, 2009

Spring is making a cautious appearance in London now and with it a growing number of cyclists are venturing out onto the streets of the capital.

from Global Investing:

On Bankers and Busing

February 9, 2009

Bankers are having a rough time of it lately.  It is not just that their companies are collapsing beneath them and their bonuses are the subject of global hate and derision. They also have to put up with the barbs of journalists (who are very familiar with being at the bottom of the popularity pile).

RIP speed cameras?

July 15, 2008

speedcamera.jpgConservative Swindon council is planning to pull the plug on the 400,000-pound annual grant it makes towards running its speed cameras, saying the money could be better spent on other traffic-calming measures.