Thursday, 8 October 2009

Allsort or umbrella?

Last night, cycling home on the black, slippery streets of London, I was patiently waiting in the pouring rain for a chance to turn onto a very busy, narrow main road when a lady cycled past me with an UMBRELLA.

Now, I've long championed casual commuter cycling. No lycra for me thanks, pal. But even I donned ridiculous bright yellow Dickies plastic pants for the journey home last night. And a hi-vis Sam Browne. I looked like a Licorice Allsort.

And she had an umbrella!

Madness, I tell you.

[Couldn't find a credit for this picture, so I'm sorry if it's yours!] 

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