In 2010 the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme was introduced to London after the runaway success of a similar scheme in Paris.
The scheme is sponsored by Barclays the bank but regulated by Transport for London as part of the general transport infrastructure of London.
Just like Paris the scheme has been very popular and you see the distinctive bikes all over London.
Its not a traditional cycle hire scheme… Continue reading
View Magna Carta, Shakespeare, Mozart/Beatles Original Manuscripts And Much Else Besides
The British Library primarily serves a serious purpose as the national library of the United Kingdom, the world’s largest library in terms of total number of items. The library is a major research library, holding over 150 million items from many countries, in many languages and formats, both print and digital: books, manuscripts, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings… Continue reading