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IMG 0349fi 300x186 - The Cockfosters Extension 7: Oakwood #2

The Cockfosters Extension 7: Oakwood #2

When the line first opened in 1933, the location was still a rural crossroads, there was Eastpole and Westpole farms,...

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The Cockfosters Extension 7: Oakwood

The line from Southgate to Oakwood passes through what was once part of Enfield Chase, and latterly parkland that belonged...

IMG 3703fi2 300x186 - The back of Waterloo

The back of Waterloo

Flabergasted I’d been walking right past these places (and travelling past on the train too) for years! Twas the other...

IMG 3609fi 300x185 - One, two, three, swing #2

One, two, three, swing #2

A follow -up post to One, two, three, let’s swing! This is a quick look at what the Tate Modern is...

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A Brolly Good Show!

Lots of audacious moped robberies going on in London. This was Avery Row, just off Bond Street, 10 October 2017....

IMG 2332fi 300x185 - The Arnos Park Viaduct Mystery

The Arnos Park Viaduct Mystery

Arnos Park Viaduct on the Piccadilly Line is the biggest brick viaduct ever built for London’s underground. 3 million bricks...

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The Cockfosters Extension 6: Southgate (2)

When Southgate station was built it was in a rural setting with a horse trough in front! I think the...

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The Cockfosters Extension 6: Southgate

Its difficult to write about Southgate station specially as so much has been extolled about the station and its unique...

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One, two, three, let's swing!

One, Two Three, Swing! That’s the Tate Modern’s latest arts project. I visited it on the first public day of...

IMG 0287fi 300x185 - 85 years of the tube beyond Finsbury Park #2

85 years of the tube beyond Finsbury Park #2

In the first part of this series I looked at the new extension and its five stations north of Finsbury...