Barking Riverside: What’s Going On With The New Overground Extension?

What’s Barking Riverside when it’s at home? Here’s the skinny on London’s Overground extension, due later in 2022. Brand new viaduct klaxon. Image: TfL. What is the Barking Riverside extension anyway? Back in 2017, TfL announced it was extending the Overground line from Barking station to a brand new station south-east of it, called Barking … Read more

‘What’s his name again?’: Hong Kong stages election, unbeknownst to families celebrating Mother’s Day

The sole contender in Hong Kong’s small-circle chief executive race, John Lee, was selected by 1,416 establishment voters on Sunday, which also happened to be Mother’s Day and Buddha’s Birthday, a public holiday. As votes were cast on Sunday morning, a dim sum restaurant in Mong Kok was packed with families, some taking advantage of … Read more