Sunday, 7 January 2007


The 1940s American humorist Robert Benchley famously telegramed his New York editor on arriving in Venice: "Streets flooded. Please advise."

Arriving in London recently (from Venice) it was tempting to parody Benchley and ask: "Streets blocked with noisy, smelly, carbon-emitting, four-by-four vehicles. Please advise..."

1 comment:

Scrooge said...

Brian, you're suffering from that afflication that we all fall prey to at this time of year - life.

"Mind choked with sudden dose of reality. Please advise"