Found a broken link? May be the story can still be found.
This "Way Station" post by Sam Jordison at Guardian makes the story sound suspiciously like a longer version of the short story "The Big Front Yard". I've only read the shorter version. Can someone confirm if "Way Station" is indeed a novelization of this story?
Trying to figure out science fiction
11:30 pm in this clock (that's 6 pm GMT).
The clock shows India time (IST). Note India doesn't have any concept of daylight saving time; so if your locale has it, the relative posting time will appear to have changed with your time change.