"1) The dumbbell would stop lorries from cutting the corner, so does contribute to pedestrian safety. They are pretty effective - I've seen what happened elsewhere when a lorry with double axles tried to drive over one - the massive vehicle got…"
"[Somewhat off-topic...] You were braver than I in cycling on the Holloway Road, even with the lower volumes of traffic in those days! As I remember it was a favourite route for lorries, so many that the police operated a weighbridge to catch any…"
"Thanks Adrian for a well-researched article. I beg to differ with your statement that, based on the cycle usage map, there is no demand for the stretch of road from the end of Turnpike Lane to Crouch End. That map does indeed have a gap in the…"
"I can't attend on this occasion, but would love to if it is ever repeated.
The photo looks like the Hornsey Historical Society Old Schoolhouse, not the venue of the talk which is 5 minutes walk away!"
"I imagine that the reason is completely unconnected to the fact that in the Isle of Man Corporation Tax (or Corporation Income Tax as it's known on the island) is for most companies 0%, and that in Hong Kong income tax is…"