- The map actually changes fairly often, with stations closing and reopening; staying current would cost a fortune; and
- London Underground hand out lovely ones for free at every station.
It's smaller than Filofax Personal paper and it folds out beautifully:
You don't want to punch holes in that. And if you did, it wouldn't open properly. You could put it in a pocket or clear envelope, I suppose, but here's a better idea: recycle some packaging. Here is something I bought that's sealed in unnecessary plastic:
The back of the package is a little flat sheet of transparent, firm plastic. Using a craft knife, I liberated it, trimmed it and punched it so as to end up with a sort of shorter 'today' marker:
Then, it's just a matter of using glue to attach the map. I used a clear-drying glue so you can even see the content where the join is:
Here it is, stowed away in my Filo:
And here it is, unfurled and in action:
This trick is fantastic for all sorts of little maps and booklets that fold out. What other ones can you think of?