Wednesday 20 February 2008

Luxury transport

Setting us all an example on climate change... The Town Hall private car park.

At first I thought it was a Mafia funeral... A long line of big black limos gliding through the humble backstreets of Walthamstow. Then they headed for Forest Road and turned into the Town Hall and parked. So I pedalled after them and took some sourvenir snaps, as I don't expect there will be a photo in wfm.

Evidently it was a meeting of London local council leaders or mayors. I wouldn't be at all surprised if it was a meeting about climate change. You know, how we must all give up our cars and walk and cycle. But not top councillors obviously. It would demean them to travel in anything except a limo, right? And it's wonderful to have free reserved parking at the end of your journey.

And obviously we wouldn't want our local authority representatives risking their health by walking or cycling in Waltham Forest, not with things as they are.