User talk:Fabian Tompsett (WMUK)
Trivial points: Just looked at Meetup/London/Wikidata2 page- which is tomorrow. The Counter says it is in two days time. There are the standard instructions on how to get to Development house which I have used several times. In a typical London way it refers to the tube stations. These are available to all wrinklies on their London issued free-bus card- but are not included on a Kent wrinkly-card or any other non GLC card. The crucial fact to silver-surfers is that Old Street is on the 205/214 bus route from Kings Cross St Pancras, and the 205 from Paddington, Marylebone and Euston as well.--ClemRutter (talk) 12:38, 6 January 2015 (UTC)
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