Quidnunc (kneeshooter) wrote,

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Today I have mostly been driving...

... but first quizilla...
The Queen
Your are the Evil Queen from Snow White and the
Seven Dwarves. Vanity gets you nowhere...

What Disney Villain are You?
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I'm buying a house shortly, and as part of that I need to find some furniture. Coincidentally the lovely Little Dan's family is trying to dispose of the contents of a house. Unfortunately that house is in Colchester - and part of the contents are in London.

So I did my sums (cost of Van + Petrol vs 2nd Hand Goods purchase, with an karma allowance for recycling over landfill) so hired a van and set off. It's the first time I've driven a van bigger than a minibus (this was a Hi-Top, long wheelbase). and also ended up being the first time I've driven anything through Central London.

Heroically I struggled on - and managed not only avoid killing myself or my passenger (despite one moment of brakeing where the front of the van stopped and the back slid to the right...) but also I transformed from a mild mannered motorist (steady 60 down the M6) to the superhero "White Van Man" on the way back (red-lining coming up the M40).

After all that there was nothing left to do but have a curry, and now sit here, feeling very full...

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