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SouthEastern SnowFail: The End

About a week ago I wrote to SouthEastern Railway’s Public Affairs Manager, asking him two questions that could be answered with a simple yes or no. I didn’t get a yes or no answer to either, and when I pushed for a straight answer to one of them the gentleman in question simply stopped replying […]

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South by SouthEastern, continued.

The fallout from SouthEastern Railway’s utter failure to cope with the recent snow continues, and you’ll find a good summary of the latest developments here. One thing to add is that, of the three politicans I contacted, one has sent a proper reply. Bridget Prentice MP (for Lewisham East) confirmed receipt of my letter via […]

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5 Centimeters Per Second

Before heading over to Tokyo last year I’d say I was moderately interested in Japanese animation and mildly obsessed with the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Since returning, I’ve been hoovering up other anime films and television series, attempting to find the gems amongst all the truly godawful rubbish. In particular, I’ve found […]

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SouthEastern Railways – the Network Rail response

On Tuesday night, with snow forecast for the South East, SouthEastern railways introduced an emergency timetable for Wednesday. As it happens, South Eastern London didn’t see that much snow, but with fewer and shorter trains serving the area on Wednesday morning, Hither Green station looked a bit like this: All the trains were packed, and […]

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