Tickling our nostalgia buds

Many people – including politicians – probably think that today’s buses are exactly as depicted in the sitcom On the Buses. Certainly, many of the plot lines bore than a passing resemblance to the truth for those in some parts of the industry in the ‘60s. The Whisperer is enjoying a hefty new book on the subject. In 474 pages Craig Walker has tracked down almost all the outdoor locations (many in Greater London) complete with ‘then and now’ pictures and a commentary on each scene. Ah, the memories…