Tag Archives: Leytonstone

Back Story

I went to a friend’s funeral last week. Dougie was old and increasingly dealing with complaints that come with the passing years. I only knew him in his latter years, though his skills as a theatre set designer were apparent … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes And, Er, More Trains

Dad talked about catching the new Victoria Line when it opened in the late 1960s. He kept one of the new tickets that you put in an automated barrier rather than gave to a guard. Only many people couldn’t get … Continue reading

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Hitchcock and the Underground #London #travels

So there I was, on my way east on our rickety old transport system – I could dredge up some wikistats to tell you there are more passengers on the underground every weekday than bacteria in my nose to prove … Continue reading

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