Colin Birtles is stuck in traffic

Colin Birtles is stuck in traffic, or more to the point, stuck in his car, in a queue, at a service station, idling his engine, with other unfortunates, in traffic, victims all of a garish advertising sign offering a fuel price discount, pock marked on the side of the road, with all the other pock marks, blathering the health benefits of Gatorade, the communication benefits of a mobile phone, or the freedom offered by the latest Jeep.

Peace in the Middle East

– So, do you think there will be peace in the Middle East? – What was that? – I said, do you think there will be peace in the Middle East? – What sort of question is that? – A serious one. It was a Spring morning, the warmth of the season...