He traveled on the Southern Line and expressed gratitude that he didn't have to commute via train on a daily basis.
In a series of tweets, John shared his morning experience, and described the overcrowding on the train carriages.
John arrived bright and early at the Lakeside platform, joining many seasoned commuters.
After hopping on, he was greeted by some grim expressions on the carriage.
Then things got a little packed at the next station stop.
It's a tight squeeze and some hang on the edge.
But what can one do?
Most people I speak to seem more philosophical than angry."You mos have heart attack if you mal kwaad every day' sums it up #Metrorail JohnM— CapeTalk on 567AM (@CapeTalk) April 20, 2016
Such is the ride...
five people miss their stop because they can't get through the crush. Shrug, get off at next station and walk or train back #Metrorail johnm— CapeTalk on 567AM (@CapeTalk) April 20, 2016