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Premier League Proving Grounds - The New York Times
Ball courts and cages in London are a hotbed of soccer talent, the kind that could
change the way England plays the game.
soccer  football  london  england  premierleague  nytimes  sports 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Robert Brownjohn: Photographs at Street Level
Robert Brownjohn’s photographs of London street typography, published in Typographica new series no. 4 in December 1961, have become the stuff of design legend. Brownjohn claims in his introduction to “Street Level,” a 32-page visual essay, that the pictures were gathered on a single trip around the city.
robertbrownjohn  designobserver  typography  london  art  photography 
august 2015 by brendanmcfadden
The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the Age o...
The examination to become a London cabby is possibly the most difficult test in the world — demanding years of study to memorize the labyrinthine city’s 25,000 streets and any business or landmark on them. As GPS and Uber imperil this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
london  taxi  theknowledge  test  history  culture 
november 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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