I made it from scratch

Note to self - damp manhole covers are the natural enemy of the motorcyclist.  Especially on bends

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14 thoughts on “I made it from scratch

  1. My housemate rode into another cyclist last night on her way home, I wish I’d seen that.

    Ye, you always have to be careful what excuses you use – in London there is always the “The tube was delayed” excuse which works like a charm because IT IS ALWAYS DELAYED!

    I’m planning on pulling a sickie tomorrow, what you think … Food poisoning? I haven’t had that for a while …

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  2. peas: I’m super, thanks for asking…
    The trick is to hit the kerb at precisely the right angle to launch yourself into a conveniently-placed shrub.
    Apart from a trip home to change my underwear, I got off with only a few scrapes and bruises.

    divine miss M: How about I loan you my scooter?

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  3. PS
    I prefer “moped” to “scooter”. The one implies zippiness, energy, mobility while the other signifies the mood as well as the mode of transport when it comes to travelling to work 😉

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  4. And here I am trying to convince my other half to allow me to buy a scooter. Luckily she doesn’t read your blog (or anyone else’s, so don’t feel bad!)

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  5. revo: On the plus side, if things were really dire, it would have been four murder attempts.

    angel: That’s the thing about aggregate scores – they always increase.

    parenthesis: Once again, I’m seriously grateful I don’t work in your office.

    del: When she starts encouraging you to get one – that’s the time to worry.

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  6. From the people who created the terms “just now” and “now now”…In Cape Town, late is something you worry about if it involves your girlfriend’s cycle.
    Arriving on time: completely overrated – usually you will find no one there to appreciate it (or so i hear). Be wary – It starts with punctuality, then next thing you know, they will expect you to adhere to deadlines…. tricksey.

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  7. Off topic, but just spotted David Bullard on the TV & my blood boils… 1st generation immigrants – thats my gripe ! Bullard & his 10 million friends that now find SA home & treat as their mocking-block give me the shits… earn your place here & after 100 years, you may have the respect of true South Africans who have been here for a wee bit longer, like say… 200 or 300 years ! You blow-in types are joke & mennace really ! Bullard – off to Sconny lad !

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