Monthly Archives: June 2013

More euronews for spring 2013

From Deutsche Welle. Russia is trying to require passenger data for everyone entering Russia, a violation of EU law, if not others. The new Dutch king and queen are going walkabout. Seems they survived the warm, wild welcome we gave … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 29-30 June 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Another quiet weekend, relatively speaking. The District line between Earl’s Court and Kensington Olympia is closed (but if there’s nothing going on at Ken Olympia, does it matter?) The same … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 22 – 23 June 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Except for London Overground between Clapham Junction and Surrey Quays, only the Northern Line is closed, but that’s almost the entire line.   And Edgware Rd on the Bakerloo Line … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 15 – 16 June 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. I neglected to post the info for last weekend; I’m assuming nobody got caught short as a result. Five fingers of the District Line radiating out from Earls Court like … Continue reading

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A roundup of ‘Euronews’ for spring 2013

From the London Independent, DutchNews, France 24, et al. Ten gardens to visit when the weather cooperates. The Moscow Cat Circus returns. I’m hoping they get animal visas to travel outside Russia soon. Turn on your high-beams in the Netherlands; … Continue reading

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