I enjoy finding references to Shepherd's Bush outside of Shepherd's Bush.
This morning's came as I trudged through the City of London on my way to work, walking and reading this morning's City A.M. (freebie business newspaper). And yes I do mean walking AND reading. It's taken me years to master this City skill and though it's not without it's hazards I do consider myself an expert now.
Anyway I was reading about John Griffin, the man who set up Addison Lee over 30 years ago when he bought a foundling mini cab company. Addison Lee now turn over £200m a year and their cabs and vans are now as common a sight around London town as European school trip parties and traffic jams. And here comes the Shepherd's Bush reference. Did you know that he chose the Addison in Addison Lee because of Addison Gardens?
I'll let the article explain why: