01 May 2012
I was born and raised in Dorset, but now live in London.
One evening, during a particularly slow journey home on the Victoria line I wondered how big the Underground was, and therefore how big Greater London was. I couldn't picture in my head the sort of an area it covered. I needed a familiar comparison to be able to visualise it.
This led me to do a bit of tinkering on Google Earth, overlaying London and Dorset. The result was the observation that the true scale of the London Underground would fit nicely inside the county boundaries.
Further and more time-consuming tinkering led to The Dorset Underground.
I'm considering a print run. So if you need to know how to travel between Monkton Wyld and Sixpenny Handley or Lytchett Matravers and Ryme Intrinseca on a hypothetical transport network, get in touch.
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