Tag: underground

January 5, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / London Town / 3 Comments

Abandoned Tube Stations: Aldwych

TweetOr why Aldwych Station is the best ‘#EmptyUnderground’ ever. Formerly known as ‘Strand’, Aldwych first opened in 1907, closed in 1940, reopened in 1946 and then closed again, for the final time, in 1994. Twenty years later, sharp-eyed Sherlock fans (as if there’s any other kind) would go on to spot it in the first […]

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September 5, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / London Town / 4 Comments

Wi-Fi on the Underground

TweetHow much will you pay for it? Now that the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games are nearly gone, and summer too is following suit, Virgin Media’s free Wi-Fi on the underground promotion will also be coming to a close. Since the beginning of July, commuters, tourists and Olympic-goers alike have been able to log […]

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August 9, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Advertising, film, London Town / No Comments


TweetCreative print advertising on the tube shocker. 2012 edition. While the above ad isn’t as inventive (or as contextually aware) as the awesome Limitless Clear Pill ads from early last year, the above ad for the new Total Recall film (yes, another re-make) the similarities between the two still shine through – and I like […]

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July 28, 2012 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Life, London Town / 4 Comments

The Internet is Mental

TweetThis week, my friend Joey shared this photo on Facebook – (1 share, 3 likes, 14 comments) He had seen it on a Facebook page called¬†Handpicked London¬† – (2263 shares, 3025 likes, 185 comments) Handpicked London link their image back to the source – aka – this tweet: TFL is really taking this Olympic overcrowding […]

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January 18, 2010 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / London Town, Travelling, Video / 2 Comments

Two Escalators

TweetShot this on Saturday on the way back from the Plan9 shenanigans. Two different shots, cut together to make something quite lovely and quite seamless.. Ha! The first person who can tell what the two main differences are between shot one and shot two wins a prize. Ready, steady… GO! PS. This kind of serves […]

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