NOT JUST FOR XMAS by D I C K S D A I L Y
Last week on Londonist, in numbers…
39.5 million pound loss made by Whole Foods last year as London fails to embrace overpriced organic produce laden with air miles
2 months old, age of the first Tales From A Park Bench participant. Beat that over-18s only on the fourth plinth for One & Other!
750 metre swim, part one of the women’s London Triathlon as witnessed by our faithful spectator
21 photos in our exclusive tour behind the Piccadilly Circus signs
200 metres covered in Londonist event before biblical downpour ruined it for everyone
39.5 X 2 + 750 X 21 + 200 = 17,609 which is an unseasonal abandoned posh Christmas tree in the Londonist Flickr pool, as captured by D I C K S D A I L Y – ’tis not quite the season to be irresponsible re: waste management.
This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 10th August 2003: At the height of a massive Europe-wide heat wave, London records its highest ever temperature – 38.1 °C (100.6 °F), measured at Kew Gardens.
London Quote Of The Week
If you lived in London, where the whole system is one of false good-fellowship, and you may know a man for twenty years without finding out that he hates you like poison, you would soon have your eyes opened. There we do unkind things in a kind way: we say bitter things in a sweet voice: we always give our friends chloroform when we tear them to pieces.
George Bernard Shaw, You Never Can Tell