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South West Trains – How to increase your turnover without selling tickets

Back in February 2006 I had the misfortune to catch a train to Richmond from Waterloo. Unfortunately it was impossible to buy a ticket with out a very long wait which meant I would miss that train I was hoping to catch. So I thought I would pay the extension from Zone 3 to  zone 4 on […]

Playing gigs at the Olympics is a rip off

Very simply the Olympic organisers said in in a leaked letter that bands and musicians would be paid £50 an hour for the pleasure of “creating a fantastic and memorable experience for our spectators”. My letter in the Guardian sums it up that musicians are being ripped of yet again. Perhaps the Chief Executive  of  the London Organising Committee of the […]