Now I know this is probably getting a bit tedious, but I purchased a holder for my iPhone and then filmed a trip home on the most famous car park in the world – the M25. (If you’ve never heard of this motorway then shame). Tonight we do the 33 mile trip in about 3 minutes, accompanied by Michael Gray’s ‘Weekend’:
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I’m not sure how this weekend is actually going to turn out – I’m making a Frasier Cake for my sister’s birthday – they did it on the Great British Bake Off and it looked like a total nightmare; I can see a big pile of cream with bits of sponge and strawberries stuck in it coming on. I can’t wait for the weekend to arrive!
A rant from the normally balanced world of Happiness Stan. Years ago Chris Rea had a hit with ‘Road to Hell’, a 1989 ode to Britain’s last major motorway project, the M25 and only a few days ago it celebrated its 25th anniversary. The M25 is what the younger generation might refer to as an epic fail. And that isn’t an exaggeration. It is epic (120 miles right round a big city) and it has failed (to get people where they need to go quickly).
Thatcher hasn’t faired much better over the past 25 years
Every morning, this sign on the M25 determines my mood for the day.
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