DSC 0463 690x495 - Regent Street and all that jazz...

Tonight was the annual Regent Street Xmas lights switch on and there were many festivities. Jodie Whittaker was present to turn on the lights. I didn’t actually see the switch on, my intent was to cover today’s launch of the new exhibition Spectacles and Half a Millennia. However the organisersRead More →

DSC 0028fi 690x495 - Westminster's Winter Windows

The annual Leicester Square Xmas fayre is on from 9th November to 6th January 2019. This year there is a difference and it entails a series of Xmas art by some of the local schools in Westminster. There are 42 or so of these works dotted about the site, howeverRead More →

IMG 9801fi 690x495 - The München Looping tests its lights

The München Looping tested its new digital lights for the first time in London’s Hyde Park on Sunday 11th November 2018. These lights were installed in time for the ride’s residency at Munich’s Oktoberfest a few weeks ago. The München Looping is basically complete and the other rides and stallsRead More →

DSC 0549fi 690x495 - TfL messes up its disability access advice!

Currently TfL is undertaking repair work to the lifts at Green Park. One downside of this is TfL is advising disabled people to take a lengthy route to avoid the lift works here. The detour can amount to at least forty five minutes or more. Fair enough! There’s a longRead More →

IMG 3865fi 690x495 - The München Looping is being built

As discussed a few weeks ago, the München Looping has returned to London’s Hyde park for a third year running! The sections of the park needed for Winter Wonderland were closed off from the 4th November and the perimeter fence put up. On Monday 5th November the different venues startedRead More →

IMG 8237fi 690x495 - Twenty One Pilots to Eweston

Euston tube station (or is it Eweston?) is certainly doing big adverts these days! In October 2018 hordes of people were visiting the station, often going out of their way just to see the impressive Twenty One Pilots advert which featured the music duo’s latest album, Trench. The pics IRead More →

IMG 8138fi 690x495 - Let's talk about Twenty Two

London’s tall buildings are often a talking point and the Shard has held that place for quite a bit of time. Now its the turn of number 22 Bishopsgate near Liverpool Street station. Its a huge, huge building, and so we need to talk about this, the second tallest buildingRead More →

tflseatfi 690x495 - Tweets on TfL abuses/failures

Just a selection of tweets on a particular chestnut which I’ve blogged about in the last two posts… that atrocious shit-show known as TfL… https://twitter.com/AlresfordBear/status/1058525709642141696 Looks like you're failing in your Equalities provision @TfL ? And just basic human decency. How are you going to address this? https://t.co/gI0NU39roV — DrRead More →

DSC 3582fi 690x495 - TfL does it again!

Just a couple of days after TfL’s discrimination incident at Victoria tube station, they were at it once again. All I did was take some pictures of a Bakerloo Line train and then I noticed some brand new chairs in the pits between the rails (these are the seats thatRead More →

tflhandsfi 690x495 - Victim of TfL's disability discrimination

Victoria tube station opened its new accessible lifts recently. Today I went to investigate. There are a few problems with the claims Victoria tube station is the tube’s 75th accessible station. I wanted to relate how this claim is problematic and discuss errors with the new accessible lifts. However IRead More →