Author: Jon Worth

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Bag on the bus

Some of the signs displayed in the London Underground rightly state that the best way to get to grips with a terrorist threat is for every individual to be vigilant and to look out for left luggage etc. But the question now in my mind is whether the people of […]

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How can I reduce my emissions?

I like to consider myself vaguely green – I don’t own a car, I recycle all I can, turn off the lights when I leave a room, and even have some low energy lightbulbs. But all of this is wiped out by two factors: I fly far too much, and […]

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Cyclists & red traffic lights

It’s one of the most infuriating things about cycling in London: the behaviour of other cyclists, and specifically their tendency to completely ignore red traffic lights. I stumbled across this entry at the Black Triangle blog about this matter. The author – Anthony Cox – is opposed to a cycle […]

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Deception on the way to Stockholm

OK, travelling with budget airlines is never pleasant. But yesterday on the way to Stockholm it made me really angry. First of all the bus – the Green Line 757 service from London Victoria to Luton Airport. I get on the bus and ask for a return to Luton, and […]

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Bus etiquette

It was almost exactly a year ago when I was shouted at on a bus in Brussels for not having left my seat in favour of a pensioner. I was in the wrong then and had not really been concentrating. Since then I have aimed to pay the utmost attention […]