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
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!
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
Blurgh! Is the only way I can describe my feelings the moment a woman sat on my shoulder. Commuting – yuk – Monday morning commute – yuk – Monday morning commute with a short train – yuk. Still, mustn’t grumble as somehow I was lucky enough to get a seat. This was an aisle seat,… Continue reading Monday morning fun
No, no, no, no, it is NOT okay to push in front of other people. I am referring here to the inconsiderate people who walk through the inside of the carriages to avoid queueing with the rest of us along the platform to get out of the station. Every single morning when my train reaches… Continue reading Queue jumpers
Here’s the thing about elbows. They are of great use, they help us to get dressed, they help us turn a page in a book, they help us raise a glass or two to our mouth. Very useful indeed. Here’s the other thing about elbows. They hurt! When clumsy people pull their arm back whilst… Continue reading Elbows
So, the thing is, men are just not practiced enough to manage hand/man bags on the train, even when disguised as a manly backpack. Back in the day, men carried either a briefcase in the hand, or stuffed everything unattractively into pockets. Nowadays men recognise the value of having a bag that can be carried over… Continue reading Boys with bags with straps