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Christopher Fowler
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Great Britain
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What has the above object got to do with the subject under discussion today? It's a blanket currently on sale at the London Transport Museum, and its pattern is the printed design of Routemaster bus seat material. If you're a Londoner you've probably seen it your whole life and not registered it, except that it looks kind of friendly. Familiar things have a warmth to them. I took these two photos…
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Christopher Fowler
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London
So this is what goes on in my local pub, the King Charles I, on a Friday afternoon...a meeting of the Nude Alpine Society, which requires its participants to circumnavigate the entire pub without touching the ground. Without their clothes on, obviously. Makes a change from billiards, I suppose.
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Christopher Fowler
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London
King's Cross has some rubbish pubs, but this gem in Northdown Street is worth a visit (along with The Driver and The Fellow). It's the Brigadoon of boozers, seemingly vanishing at certain times when you most want a drink. Ben the landlord cheerfully admits he went a bit AWOL for a while but now the place is sorted and running smoothly, with bar billiards, a menu that allows deliveries from local…
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