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Blog Badly-designed disabled toiletsHits 1315 | Last Modified 2007-06-22 The only seat left on the train was the one next to the badly-designed disabled toilets. Badly designed? Yes, very. The door opens and closes electronically at a pace that tears at the soul. So you step in side and press the close button. And wait, whilst people stare at you, as the door creaks and creeps shut. Most people at this point get frustrated and foolishly try to press the lock button before the door has fully closed. This is a mistake. If you do this then the door finally closes and then starts to open again. Then you must then wait for it to fully open, and press close again and repeat the process.Blog Croydon Knife Crimes?Hits 1410 | Last Modified 2007-06-22 On my way home last night I passed through Croydon train station where the police had blocked off all the platform exits and erected large scanning devices of the kind more normally (for now) seen in airports. A sign nearby proclaimed that they were making my journey safer by checking that people travelling on the train with me aren't carrying anything nasty. Like knives.BlogManic-Depressive NeighbourHits 2081 | Last Modified 2007-06-22 There was a buzz on the intercom and then a mysterious invitation to a meeting later that night.BlogPush my buttonHits 1531 | Last Modified 2007-06-22 I don't know why, but two of the things that really get me worked up (and shouldn't) involve button pressing.