Summarising last week on Londonist in numbers and how those numbers translate into pictures…
7.5 miles of the A13 that will come under scrutiny when speed cameras are installed
8 week course in slowing down, as undertaken by our own correspondent in the Slow Club Diary
25 years of Eastenders, celebrated in a special BBC event in… east London
98 per cent drop in the eels population of the Thames
(7.5 X X (25 + 98) = 7,380 which is the number at which to find Spa Park in the Londonist Flickr pool, as photographed by ro jo sul.
This Week In London’s History
- Monday – 25th January 1731: William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, and Lord John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, hold a duel in Green Park over ‘libellous’ accusations of homosexuality. Neither is seriously injured.
London Quote Of The Week
I have passed all my days in London, until I have formed as many and intense local attachments as any of you mountaineers can have done with dead nature.