By Mark Thomas
Are you bored stiff with having your pursuits and information saved through institution and massive enterprise? Do you discover the inexorable progress of the day-by-day Mail and Ukip frustrating? certain? Then Mark is your guy. Mark Thomas' fourth ebook is a humorous account of a problem that had nationwide repercussions. The problem was once to accomplish a hundred acts of dissent in the yr or donate £1000 to UKIP. (Nothing like a bit incentive.) The goals have been a number of; from company greed and public provider inanities to infringements of rights. this can be his account of the journey and is bound to motivate.
This publication includes many photographs and portraits, and so has been produced as a fixed-format color publication. it's only suggested for the more recent, color publication readers.
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More of the Civil Engineering Life 49 As a boy, I thought that things would get better when the highway was finished. ” For example, to go to grandma’s house, we used to take Interstate 84, which stopped at the Taconic Parkway exit eastbound towards Connecticut. ” The road became more forbidding, with cones and warning stripes. At the edge of the traveled way, at the final exit, a barrier blocked further travel. The pavement and roadwork of the interstate continued off a few hundred feet up a hill before halting at a row of trees.
For several weeks, the signs weren’t noticed (and that is another issue worth contemplating). Then, a transit worker saw one attached to a steel column supporting the double-deck structure of I-93 just north of the Zakim Bridge. Not knowing what it was or why it was there, the worker called in an alarm, and forces quickly mobilized to detach and destroy the threatening device. More signs were found, setting off a chain reaction of hysteria paralyzing half the city. I-93 was closed, along with the Mass.
It was not possible to get a spot in the parking lagoon close to the stores, although many drivers trolled and circled for openings. I didn’t have the patience, so I parked at the outskirts about a quarter of a mile away, and made the 10minute hike across the asphalt to the edge of the shopping pods. As with the rest of the infrastructure, the parking lot design was functional and adequate—good enough to park your car, with a few trees and some throwaway landscaping, but a sad replacement for the vast expanse of woodlands that had been mowed down to provide the space.