of course, in new york city you feel like you are in the depths of hell as you await a subway train (with paint chips falling on your head and large particles blowing up your nose), but when it arrives it is filled with lovely cool air inside. whereas in london you wait for trains on a breezy and generally pleasant (climate wise) platform, only to enter the depths of hell inside the train. well, for all the quid required for the single london transport journey, it is good to know they are making improvements. I got all over-excited thinking that the london underground was getting air-conditioning until I noticed that it says: most of the tube network is too small for the new trains. oh well. it’s progress for a lucky few. here’s hoping they can figure out how to, er, sustainably cool all the trains and buses in london and fast.