Category Archives: bus

Wheels of Steal the DVD Sequels

I previously wrote a couple of blogs in an ever-increasing sequence of posts entitled Wheels of Steel. They are about this disabled woman who uses her disability to queue-jump. The renown queue-jumping wheelchair user of Exeter as nobody but me … Continue reading

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Mutiny on the Bus

Yes, yet another bus blog. This is a conversation that I overheard between a seven-year-old and what, I presume, was his mother. Might easily have been his granny though. “You’ve got your shoes on the wrong feet!” “No, I haven’t.” … Continue reading

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The Bus of Doctor Moreau

Ah, the joys of bus travel. Well, I say ‘bus’ but it is more like a mobile sauna… Behind me is a peroxide Typhoid Mary coughing up her lungs behind me. I pray that she is holding her hand against … Continue reading

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Chugga-Chugga-Chugga Goes the Bus

I wonder why people feel the need to get on a bus and sit right behind me when there is nobody else but me on the bus? Why do people do that? This is a bugbear that I have. What … Continue reading

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Sit On It!

Every weekday, I travel on the same bus at the same time. Nothing unusual in that. An older man gets on at the stop after me. Again, nothing unusual about that. What is unusual happens when we pass the local … Continue reading

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Five for Fishes

I was preparing to get off the bus yesterday when an elderly woman mumbled something incoherently at me. Being polite, I asked what she was talking about. She pointed at something underneath one of the seats. I looked and found … Continue reading

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