Year of the Bus

I was mystified to discover 2014 is the year of the (London) bus. I wasn’t actually sure why this was the “Year of the Bus”, but a host of TFL and bus company websites informed me that 2014 has been chosen as “Year of the Bus” because there are several important bus anniversaries this year: …

Ever have one of those days…

On the weekend I took my son to the local transport museum, which is open the last Sunday of every month. The museum (Whitewebbs Museum of Transport) is well supported by volunteers and is also behind the well known Enfield Pageant of Motoring. It sounds a wee bit crackpot, but the displays are actually very …

Birthrights Dignity Forum

This week, my employer and manager (thanks Joe) gave me a day off to do some charity volunteering for the UK Charity, Birthrights. The story starts earlier in the year, when, after covering the Birthrights launch, the trustees asked me to cover this event, held at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Of course, …