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The post where runawaykiwi almost misses an adventure

I was off on a grand adventure. A wonderful Mad Max tour of Stonehenge, Avebury Stone Circles, Castle Combe and Lacock village was on the horison (more on this tomorrow), but first I had to get to Bath. You see, the tour was for a full day starting at 8:30am in the centre of Bath. Being […]

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TRAINS – and 150 years of poster art

I have confessed my love for trains time and time again. Add design and art to the train mix and I am in heaven. Thankfully 150 of the best London Underground posters are currently on display at the London Transport Museum to celebrate the Tube’s 150th birthday. The posters are set over three levels in […]

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Well… that was the strangest tube trip I’ve had in a while

Girl to the left of me quietly sobbing; Man to the right of me quietly singing songs from Glee – from ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ to ‘Run the World (Girls)’; Man diagonally to the left trying to curl his hair with a pencil; Mother to the diagonal right trying to explain to her son where babies […]

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16-25 Railcard the only consistent way to save money on the tube

The tube is freaking expensive. Like, seriously expensive. I mean, sell your first born expensive. But for the lucky under 26’s there is a magical answer – the 16-25 Railcard. The deal is that you pay £28 for the railcard, and this gives you: 1/3 on rail fares throughout Great Britain (i.e. train travel) 1/3 off […]

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I was so happy being jaded and cynical…

..and then I saw a parrot on the London Underground.   Happy Friday y’all.

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