Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jon Stewart Tackles The ‘News Of The World’ Hacking Scandal On ‘The Daily Show’

Jon Stewart’s often very funny American comedic news show took a look at the News of the World phone-hacking scandal the other night, explaining it to US viewers. We often see Brits looking down on Americans, I suppose it’s only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adventures On the High Teas – In Search Of Middle England, by Stuart Maconie

‘Middle England’ is a term that has a variety of meanings. Sometimes it’s code for the type of people who read the Daily Mail and say “I’m not racist, but…” and sometimes it means church coffee mornings, farmers markets and … Continue reading

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New, More Geographically Accurate Tube Map

There’s a new Tube map floating around which is designed to accurately represent the locations of stations and the distances in between them. The current Tube map, based on the original design by Harry Beck from 1931, is a classic … Continue reading

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