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August 13, 2010 6:04 AM   Subscribe

Minor Delays - a short story for every station on the London Underground.

(I particularly like Acton Town)
posted by mippy (5 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite

 
Excellent, cheers. This looks great.

I read 253 recently, which is another London undergound based story (I found the printed version in a charity shop for 10p, which might be the best 10p I've ever spent). I think I liked just about everything about it, although a tube train with no standing passengers is probably a little too unrealistic for my tastes.
posted by dng at 6:20 AM on August 13, 2010 [1 favorite]


I only read a couple of these, but they were great. It's hardly updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday though.
posted by grouse at 7:15 AM on August 13, 2010


Covent Garden is really funny.

As is Cockfosters
posted by The Whelk at 9:13 AM on August 13, 2010


            Victoria Station
I think back to that sordid day, I, dressed in Robin Hood hat and raincoat, having proceeded to a secretive rendezvous in Thames Ditton. There I met that lonely housewife -- golden hair that tempted the fingers, lingerie that tempted the flesh. Yet all the time, there in the shadows, I was watched. The threats came along about a week later. And so it is, I place my £3000 behind the hot water pipes, in the third washroom along, Victoria Station. There you are, Blackmail programme. Damn you, damn you all.
posted by crapmatic at 10:31 AM on August 13, 2010


Nice. A little Neil Gaiman-esque.
posted by neushoorn at 1:02 PM on August 13, 2010


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