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The Great Bus Divide: North Versus South….

The Great Bus Divide: North Versus South….

So, the DFT have just published a fascinating analysis of just how the UK Bus Industry has been performing from 2009/10 up and until 2018/2019. The reality is that for key reasons of social and economic landscape change bus use has been declining over the years of...

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The North South Divide: Does It Exist?

The North South Divide: Does It Exist?

Ever since I can remember as a child, there has always been a perception, rightly or wrongly that within this Scepted Isle there has always been, and always will be this view that the South is full of Southern softies, living the life of Riley, and that quite frankly...

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So Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Bus…..?

So Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Bus…..?

I remember years ago during the seventies when I was a teenager, there was a particular song that snuck into my brain, the modern day parlance I believe is an ear worm. The particular song was called The Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart, to be fair it is a great song and...

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Is It Time For A National Transport Review?

Is It Time For A National Transport Review?

I was watching the news recently and one thing attracted my attention, the Metro mayor of good old Brum and former John Lewis supremo Andy Street, basically gave notice that West Midlands trains who won the rail franchise last year. Have operated such a dire service...

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Election Time: The Nation Decides

Sometimes they say, time stands still, only of course at very special moments, like when you drown, or in moments of great decision making like your wedding day, anyway you no doubt get my drift. I have to say that this General election has most certainly not been one...

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Andrew Neal; And The Political Leaders Interviews

Andrew Neal; And The Political Leaders Interviews

I have always enjoyed the way that Andrew Neale interviews political leaders, I have long since a big fan of his late night Thursday show, known as “ This Week” which has sadly now ended after many years of lively and satirical debate, along with his various sparring...

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5 Ways to make the most of Your Commute

‘It’s all about the journey, not just the destination’ Commuting is a phrase that we are all too familiar with these days in the modern world and describes the act of travelling from home to your place of work or school. On average British workers spend 400 days of...

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The General Election; Interest Wanes

The General Election; Interest Wanes

Now to be fair, it might just be me, but at people actually getting a tad fed up with this general election. I mean it might just be my own jaded perspective but as the campaign seems to go on indeterminably, there appears to be that unique and sumptuously British...

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Clive James; Death Of A Genius

Clive James; Death Of A Genius

I can recall two occasions in my young life when I laughed so much that I was moved to tears, where quite literally I was unable to control myself. Once when I was about 15 when I retired into the dining room where there was a spare TV as the lounge was occupied by...

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Jeremy Corbyn And The Bus Industry…

Jeremy Corbyn And The Bus Industry…

I watched with interest the leaders debate with Mr Boris Johnson and Mr Jeremy Corbyn, it was interesting to observe the extremely contrasting styles. Both men have their critics, Boris was laughed at by the studio audience when he spoke of honesty, similarly the...

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UK Bus Awards; A Superb Event

UK Bus Awards; A Superb Event

Well what a great day that was my dear chums, I have just returned from the 24th consecutive UK Bus Awards held at the very well presented and accommodating Troxy venue. Deep in down town Limehouse, in the shadow of the banking pyramids of Canary Wharf. The iconic...

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Everybody Matters, Moving On Nicely…

Everybody Matters, Moving On Nicely…

The excellent initiative that grew from the back of the super diversity challenge event in Newark, has expanded significantly since its launch at Branigans Brasserie, in September of this year. And today I was fortunate enough to attend the first follow up meeting...

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