Category Archives: Travel

Stories from my journies

In Praise of Euston Station

I know it is not often that you hear people say this, but I do really like Euston station – from an interpreted transport perspective, it is a good example…

Taking inspiration from the Transcontinental Railroad

As I tweeted earlier this morning, today at Think Up I have been working on Build Camp, a concept for a week-long hands-on learning event designed to encourage young people…

Negotiating the lifts at Kings Cross

Pushing a pram, as is my new daily habit, has made me much more aware of the relative accessibility or inaccessibility of London. Today I decided the best option for…

Archive photos/early attempts at developing/les arcs

Probably the best module I studied during my year at ENPC was not engineering-themed – but photography. The module was run as an English language course: the subject of the…

Things to do in Berlin: go to the Museum of Things

On the to do list for my next visit to Berlin (which may not be for some time…*), the Museum of Things. See this link from the museum’s website on…

Travelling on Eurostar with a baby

Travelling on Eurostar with a baby

This week we took our 5-month old by Eurostar to Paris. The experience of travelling with a baby is adding a new perspective to my journeys. Long-distance train travel with…

Tips for riding the Caledonian Sleeper on a work trip

This is only the second time I have taken a night train as part of a business trip. As we slip into Edinburgh in the early morning, having left London…

Going full circle on the Overground

I feel like a bit of a wally standing here in the rain at Clapham High¬†Street Overground station. There are many shorter ways to get me home, which is¬†diametrically across…

Good times at Shambala

I think I often say this when I come back from a music festival, but Shambala is one of the best festivals I’ve been to. It could be the post-festival…