Monday, July 14, 2008


Scene: a London Underground station set amidst the lush green of a park. It is chilly and it has been raining on and off for several days. Right now it is bucketing down and water is splashing off the duckboards and dripping down the windows of the little waiting room.

Loudspeaker announcer: "During this hot weather we recommend that you carry a bottle of water".

Two incredulous travellers (played by Mrs. Commuter and self roll their eyes to the uncomprehending heavens).

End of scene.  Based on a true incident earlier this month. All names have been cunningly disguised to protect the guilty.

Yes thank you, LU. What do you do for an encore? Announce the winners of the 1923 Grand National?

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