Category Archives: Transport

Timely Training

My train was on time today. Annoying, because I almost missed it. It used to be the case that it was reliably one or two minutes late. I can leave my house at 7:15, walk the 0.8 miles to the … Continue reading

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Horse vs Dog

You’ll see signs like this all over the UK: Unfortunately, the same set of rules doesn’t apply to all animals. While for cats, rats and the odd chinchilla, that’s really not a problem, it means that horse owners get away … Continue reading

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Peopled

Here’s a question you probably think you know the answer to: Which country has the higher population density – England, India or Japan? The obvious one for me would be Japan, which is notoriously overcrowded. But it’s not – and … Continue reading

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Slow on the Water

Canals are not something one immediately associates with South Africa. There’s only a couple that I’m aware of – one leading from the V&A Waterfront to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, and a few hundred yards around Canal Walk … Continue reading

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