Love it or hate it, it's almost Notting Hill Carnival time! Check out or guide http://ubicabs.com/?p=8864 on how to get there, or how to make sure travel disruption throughout the capital doesn't spoil your bank holiday fun.
Did you know the bicycle was invented because of a rubbish summer? Or that London had all-electric cabs trundling around in 1897? For these stories and more to spice up the standard British weather conversation see our blog http://ubicabs.com/a-few-surprising-weather-inventions/