How many UK track and field athletes hold Olympic records? Who comes third in the all-time gold medal table? Or, thinking more of spectators than stats geeks, what’s the schedule for archery at the Games? Or equestrian events? Or beach volleyball?
After launching the Crush Index, I had a fresh idea today
After the overground trains and Central Line, we turn to the Jubilee’s troubles.
How many passengers can you pack standing between the double doors of a Central Line train?
So how are things going with the new Greater Anglia rail franchise? Writing as a commuter who spends far too much time passing through Liverpool Street, I confess to some qualms.
Were there speed restrictions? I heard the platform announcement when we stopped at Stratford. Bit we in the 0751 sardine tins from Billericay were told there was a points failure at Liverpool Street. Who knows? Be nice to think someone did.
While the world watches athletes whizz round the Stratford Olympics track, will commuters crawl past on the rail line outside?
At last the winner did more than avoid a coq-up.
… or if not a storm, at least an unpleasant downpour.
[See below for update.]
I am writing about something that today hit independent.co.uk regarding the article which actually has this url: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/kate-middleton-jelly-bean-expected-to-fetch-500-2269573.html
That however was far from the url that was tweeted about 6am, where the headline component had been changed offensively and using words I cannot [...]
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