....Five pences simply stare at you balefully, challenging you to see how spoiled you are by whether you can go through the guddle of fishing them out of your wallet or simply letting them accumulate in stupid piles around the house, dreaming one day of a vending machine that actually takes them. Parking is now so incredibly rare and expensive everywhere – but machines don’t take notes, which means if you want to carry around the two kilos of change necessary to, for example, park for 90 minutes in Edinburgh town centre
, you will, I suppose, at least get an arm workout from hauling bags of the grubby stuff about. ...
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