Tube Strikes and Thundersnow: Surviving London’s Extreme Conditions

If you live in London, work in London, or are even vaguely aware of the concept of London, you will know that this past week the city has been plagued by the two most chilling words any urban commuter can ever hear - ‘tube strikes.’ A severely reduced service below street-level transformed the city into a heaving, passive aggressive mass, whereby queues for buses stretched so far and so wide that they melded into one solid block. Subterranean commuters were forced above ground, like worms in the rain, blinking in the sunlight, trying to scan contactless payment cards against trees [...]