Roundabouting London

If I were to identify one feature of roads in London that is different to anywhere else in the world, it would be the humble roundabout. I learned to drive up north

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7/7

Many have shared their memories of events in London five years ago today. I didn’t move to London until 18 month later, but that day I left work, found out opened mouthed when meeting Ross at his house before driving down to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix, being held that weekend.

So my memory […]

Annoying things about Oystercards: 3

I’m not talking the timeout rules or touching pink validation or validity based things that make this “cheap and easiest way to travel in London” an absolute nightmare – but more the things people do that can get right on my nerves, some of which are not necessarily Oyster specific:

3: It clearly doesn’t work

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Annoying things about Oystercards: 2

I’m not talking the timeout rules or touching pink validation or validity based things that make this “cheap and easiest way to travel in London” an absolute nightmare – but more the things people do that can get right on my nerves, some of which are not necessarily Oyster specific…

2. “The swipe”

Every TfL […]

Annoying things about Oystercards: 1

I’m not talking the timeout rules or touching pink validation or validity based things that make this “cheap and easiest way to travel in London” an absolute nightmare – but more the things people do that can get right on my nerves, some of which are not necessarily Oyster specific…

1: “Seek Assistance”

We all […]

Oops… I did it again!

Unfortunately, since turning 26 (and for a few weeks before hand), I have shown premature signs of aging and become somewhat forgetful when it comes to personal belongings, especially in the realm of personal belongings on public transport.

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Ask Matt I

I often, largely in the ├╝ber-confusing world of public transport in and around the capital, get asked for help by people who are a bit lost and confused. I will, for a laugh, detail these, what my answer was, and what my answer should have been, under the category “ask matt” here on the blog.

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Still a bit damp

It’s literally just started raining here in Croydon, as I look out of the window into murky grey shittery. It had threatened to remain nice all day though, for which “the weather” must be commended. Despite all forecasts, it held out for longer than anyone expected before actually emptying it’s big cloudy clouds all over […]