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This morning's commute - What a joy!

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by ianrauk, 7 Apr 2008.

  1. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah Staff Member

    Location:
    Barmy in Barming
    Half term in Bromley. Roads clear of traffic. Makes my cycle commute a joy. :sad:
     
  2. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Makes mine worse, fewer cars equals higher speeds and more aggression on my route.
     
  3. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Roads nice and quiet here. Brilliant! :sad:
     
  4. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    All the kids are back at School in Manchester - busy again !
     
  5. Maz

    Maz Guru

    Same here. Kids went back today. Roads busy as usual.
     
  6. beanzontoast

    beanzontoast Veteran

    Location:
    South of The Peaks
    I kind of forgot about half term - when your kids get beyond school age, you stop living your life by the termly calendar. It comes as a nice surprise when the roads aren't as busy as normal.
     
  7. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    My kids haven't reached that stage yet, so I didn't know. However, a few minutes into my commute when I was able to sail past some junctions that are normally choca-block I guessed that it was holiday time. On getting to work, someone told me that the schools are off for two weeks.


    :sad::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
     
  8. I think half term here was last week, a few people I know were away and the roads were quiet. This morning they were quiet too but when I went out to LIDL at lunch time they were packed, a little worse than usual probably due to the bad weather.
     
  9. Ahem – for the more pedantic among us:thumbsup:: all of you referring to it as “half term” – it’s not – it’s the “Easter” holidays – ok ok I’ll get me coat… ;)
    but before I go – that means it should be two weeks off rather than one!!;)
     
  10. beanzontoast

    beanzontoast Veteran

    Location:
    South of The Peaks
    TC - you are correct, but [ultrapedantmode] those holidays are seldom strictly half term either, as the term is not divided into two equal parts by the occurence of the holiday. [/ultrapedantmode]