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Monday, October 18, 2004

Today's Metro Momentos

Driver's announcements in Metro

Well it's only taken five years, but hurrah - the driver's announcements from goingunderground.net have made it into Metro, on the back of Mecca's book (D'OH - she had so better share her royalties with me). However, as sod's bloody law would have it the company that does my domain forwarding decided to go slow today and the forwarding has been down most of the morning - D'OH, D'OH, D'OH - anyway back up again now - so if you managed to find this blog through Metro after reading the announcements, welcome to you all. And also many thanks to Fiona Macdonald the editor of Metro Commuter - she does read the blog and I've given her column some mixed reviews in the past, but it appears she's taken it all in good spirit and finds it amusing.

Top Ten Drivers' announcements in Metro - click to see the full feature

Tube Haikus

Also on the Metro Commuter page, following the special Metro did for National Poetry Day, they've been "inundated with shining examples of commuter verse". Here's a few of my favourites:

Damn the Circle line
Counting minutes ticking by
Killing life's lost time.

I'm offered her seat
but reject her kind insult
This journey's aged me

The train is filling
Why does your bag need a seat?
I am getting stressed.

More haikus are welcomed at commuter@ukmetro.co.uk.

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