The London Tube map in 1933

When scrutinising the current Tube map for the London Underground, I found at the bottom of the map written in tiny letters that This diagram is an evolution of the original design conceived in 1931 by Harry Beck. This aroused my curiousity at what this original design must have looked like, in the number of…

London: Did you know that … ??

In 2009, 974.000 accidents were responded to by an ambulance in London alone… :O So that is why I hear 10 ambulances rocketing themselves through my street every day.. According to the 2011 census, about 15000 Dutch live in UK, which is only 25% of the whole population of Dutch living in the UK; and…

International News in the Evening Standard — hmmmmm

A couple of months ago a family member, who has been a former employee at the Embassy in Iran, gave me an advice I remember well and which I try to use, if I can: write about the country where you are. And so I did, in September I wrote an Op-Ed about Hungary, of…