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Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Santas on the London Underground

Santas go mad on the Tube

I must thank one of my colleagues for letting me know that it was
Santacon in London on Saturday. To the unitiated Santacon is not a day when we all go out and con Santa, but a day when lots of Father Christmases from around the world congregate. Quite why they do this is beyond me (although there is some information about the whys and wherefores on Santarchy). But let's just say there must be a lot of traumatised kids around seeing so many Santas in one day.

They were in full force on the London Underground as you can see from the pictures from David Bradshaw and NK Guy below (thanks guys for letting me use your pictures)

First we see Santas racing up the down escalators complete with Oystercards:

© 2005 NK Guy; used with permission

Then they fill the Central Line with Festive Cheer

© 2005 NK Guy; used with permission

One of the Santas is sadly left behind on the platform

© 2005 NK Guy; used with permission

Also a group/gaggle or soiree of Santas at Bond Street Tube Station, complete with a Robotic Santa for the 21st century

© 2005 NK Guy; used with permission

On the Northern Line they seem to go a bit wild on the Tube, obviously drinking too much egg nog at this point

© 2005 David Bradshaw; used with permission

In the evening, a bit tired with all their antics they hang around St Paul's Tube station:

© 2005 NK Guy; used with permission

THEY ROCK! Click on the pictures above to see more of what they got up to in London. Thanks again to NK Guy and David Bradshaw for letting me post these pictures.

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