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 Friday, December 30, 2022

dg 2022 index

Crossrail: opening soon?, Trial Operations, signage, opening soon, Night Crossrail, signage, we have a date, timetables, quiz, Full Blog History, Day One [photos], walking from Liverpool Street to Farringdon, where to stand, missing validators, interchange times, tales from, lifts and levels, evil arrows, all the dates, stopping pattern, Bond Street, linking up
The Queen: 70th anniversary, Platinum Jubilee, death, tributes, The Queue, National Hiatus

Beyond London
Southampton: Very much a 'day out' rather than a 'weekend away' sort of city [photos]
West Midlands: My trip included a National Trust house in Wolverhampton and the West Midlands' highest peak [photos]
East Kent: I finally snapped the famous Ham Sandwich roadsign (and visited the Kent Mining Museum) [photos]
Blenheim Palace: The Churchills' homestead is quite the lavish pile [photos]
Felixstowe: Suffolk's port is a nicer resort than you'd imagine [photos]
Stevenage: England's first New Town merits wider sightseeing [photos]
...and also: Gerrards Cross, Corby, Kettering, Selsey, Maidstone, Oxford, Netherne-on-the-Hill, Brighton

Major series
B Roads: B116, B118, B119, B120, B121, B122, B125, B126, B127, B134, B135, B137, B138, B140, B142, conclusion
Unvisited London: where haven't I been?, Hockenden, Kevington, Dagenham, Kemnal, Broadfields Estate, Edgware Bury, Park Langley, Tylers Common, Shirley Oaks, Bentley Priory, Croham Hurst, Cockmannings, eight more, Old Lodge Lane, seven more, Nash, Layhams Farm, Bayhurst Wood, five more, Mogden Sewage Works, Hazelwood, Heathrow Airport
A Nice Walk: Hammersmith, Richmond Hill, Kew, Holland Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Petersham

E3: Twelvetrees gasholders, Match Girls plaque, McDonalds
Tower Hamlets: The Ferry House, neighbourhood logos, Reopening our Roads
E20: ABBA Arena, ABBA Voyage, Haugen, QEOP update, another update, 10 years on

Wider London
London: pairs, longest straight lines, Wimpy, Toby, Royal Parks knockout, farewell Time Out, eight hamlets, museum tea, London Nature Trails, Open House, BBC 100, London's pylons, London's helipads, millennium projects
Central: Oxford Street candy stores, Brewdog Waterloo, Outernet opens up, Museum of London closes
East: Museum of the Home, Greggs Outlet, Elmfield Road,the Leyton Stone, Footpath 47, Barking Riverside pier, Hainault Farm, first sold council house, Havering Stone, Wennington burned, Bedfords Park
North & west: Heinz UK, Willesden Jewish Cemetery, Betjeman Close, Merryhills Way, Peter Barber
South: My Beautiful Laundrette, bordering Wandsworth, Teddington Studios, Dulwich tollbooth, Battersea Power Station reopens, Nine Elms Sunday Market, Lonesome
Southeast: England Coast Path, Erith pier, Visit Abbey Wood, Kate Bush, Scadbury Manor, Crook Log
Rivers: Pyl Brook

TfL: costcutting, FoI, transport news
Anorak corner: tube, bus, rail
Tube: Metropolitan line extension, replacement bus to Olympia, Dial A Ride, underserved boroughs, branch ridership, Tube Week, longest platforms, most popular journeys
Tube stations: car parks, step-free, Bank's new platform, Bank's new escalators, Bank's moving walkways, Pimlico 50, Eastcote, Preston Road, Osterley
Tube map: January, May, November
Tube fares: fare rise, all the fares, Heathrow free zone
Overground: Hackney Central, Barking Riverside
Rail: longest tunnels, Waterloo is 100, closing public footpath level crossings, shuttles
Bus: turdis, southeast London bus changes, Central London review, buses and boroughs, longest gap between stops, 21st century routes, 1000 bus stops, best-served village, nightbuses 1972, Silvertown Tunnel consultation
Bus routes: 733, 56, 549, 57, 84, 404, 304, 241, A, 411, 718/719/720
Dangleway: London Cable Car, brand changeover, IFS Cloud
Tram: Roger the Crocodile
Streets: numberplates, National Street Gazetteer, pedestrian priority, A2022, Friday streets, longest unbroken street, Dickerage Road, ULEZ extension, Winter Avenue, most expensive streets
Walking: Green Person Authority

Quizzes: anniversaries, detergents, Roundle, Wordle hints, Enfield, B words, two 4s, guess where, second half, UK towns, World Cup
Time and space: Eunice, average Easter, bank holidays a month apart, longest BST, cold days
Maps & geography: county towns, coincidental norths
Stats & maths: The Count
Coronavirus: ends here, no longer counting, 2 years on

The blog: 20th anniversary, themed series, commentless, PR emails
Unblogged: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December; Feb 2002, May 2002, August 2002

And... Canine Interaction Indices, barcoded stamps, Primrose Day, Voter ID, seen in concert, not voting for Boris, typical parade, ten houses I've lived in

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