London Black Cab Demystified – An infographic by Automoblog.net
On this day in London
- 1830 Peter James Bossy became the last person to stand in a London pillory, tried for perjury sentenced to transportation for 7 years, but prior to that having to stand in the pillory for one hour.
- 1963 The first demonstration of home video recorder at BBC Studios in London, using quarter inch tape it could record up to 20 minutes of low quality black and white television programmes, took place.
Where to, Guv ?
Follow that taxi !
What I’m reading
Homing: On Pigeons, Dwellings and Why We Return by Jon Day
As these are London's most ubiquitious creatures I thought this part memoir and part study of pigeons from somebody living in East London was worthy of a read. Thought provoking and page-turning, it is a highly recommended addition to modern nature writing shelves.
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