The train held for me today the delight of a sneezy young woman. With Hobson’s choice I sat in the last remaining seat, opposite a young woman who was liberally spreading herself into the aisle and partway across her neighbouring seat, regardless of the poor soul trying to use that seat. She was already working… Continue reading Sneezy
Monday morning commute after the summer holidays is never going to be jolly. I, along with hundreds of others on my route took an extra few minutes in bed than perhaps was wise, meaning the late train I got was packed. Due to years of experience I knew exactly where to stand to get a… Continue reading Elbows rear their ugly head again
Two nights ago I went out after work for a very enjoyable pizza and glass of wine… and limoncello… It was still pretty early by the time I caught my train, around 9.30pm and it was busy, but not packed. A heavy-set middle-aged man sat down next to me. His suit was crumpled and his… Continue reading I don’t stand where you stand
A Monday is never a good day when at work, unless the adverts are to be believed. And let’s face it, adverts are not to be believed. Still, my Monday started okay with a nice quiet, relatively empty – thank you summer holidays – train. My first day back after two weeks’ of wonderful leave. … Continue reading August 14th Monday…
As I walked down the platform this morning to my usual spot I saw another regular. She is an odd stick and I often see her leaning against the wall or a lamppost to do some sort of aerobic stretching. Some people could pull that off. She can’t. She just looks odd. Today however she… Continue reading Revolting people!
Two consecutive mornings this week I have sat next to men who have had an extra strong gravity pull directly beneath their seat. Yesterday I saw a delightfully empty window seat and made my way to it, past a small gentleman already sitting on the outside seat. The gentleman was dressed averagely smartly in a… Continue reading Gravity
Are golfing umbrellas a suitable sized umbrella to use in The City? I’m going to go ahead and say NO they are not! Many streets in The City are barely wide enough for two people side by side or passing each other, so where do these people think their enormous umbrella is going to go? … Continue reading Umbrellas