Autumnal Walk on the Oak Trail

Yesterday me and a few friends were supposed to be braving the drizzle and going off for a walk around Guildford and Box Hill, but arriving at Waterloo we found autumnal weather (!) had sabotaged South West Trains services, so a quick re-think on our destination was required. Having previously researched near-London walks, I remembered […]

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Kensal Green Station at 100

On the back of my last postĀ about the rarely-used-in-passenger-service Primrose Hill link on the Overground, I was doing some reading about thisĀ railway and came across the fact that my local station, Kensal Green, was opened on 1st October 1916. “That means the 100th anniversary is only a couple of days away!” I thought to myself. […]

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London Overground Goes Off the Rails

For the last couple of weekends one of my favourite transport-works related diversions took place once again. Overground trains ran a route that appears on noĀ official TfL maps, traversingĀ North London by straddling two of the orange lines that most wouldn’t thinkĀ linked. Yep, I’m talking about the lesser-spotted Willesden Junction to Stratford service, going via Queen’s […]

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The Panasonic LX100 and the Case of the Horrible Noise Reduction

I’ve had the Panasonic LX100 for almost a year. It replaced a Fujifilm X10 which I loved very much, but the physical manual controls and the micro four thirds sensor (along with a smashing Ā£200 cashback offer and unbelievably competitiveĀ price from Cameraworld) compelled me to upgrade to the LX100. Unfortunately I’ve never particularly taken to […]

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