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After this morning's fantastic Tweet from South West Trains:
We are currently not able to run trains through Feltham as there is a fight on the platform with possible trespassers on the line.
— South West Trains (@SW_Trains) August 23, 2013
For some reason this made me think about the secure training centre, HMP Feltham. Plenty has been written about how online reviews on the likes of Trip Advisor can make or break hotels and restaurants. I then saw this, contender for best Google Review ever:
"If you are young, and are travelling Europe, this comes a close second to the Youth Hostel Association. Although slightly outside London, its ideal for Heathrow airport (a short bus ride), and local amenities are good. Accomodation is pleasant with garden views, but meals are served communally, and peppered by remarks like, "you gonna eat that, mate?". Shower-time take you back to the days of Eton, and Rugby............ Like many cheap hostelries, you have to see "The Beak" who will decide if you are free to continue your European Tour, or whether you are given a free airline ticket back to your home country....usually Australia." I apologise to my Australian cousins and anyone else for the casual racism, that aside, it made me chuckle.
Posted By Tim McLoughlin to Tim McLoughlin on 8/23/2013 12:12:00 pm