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The Cone Zone

16 Sep

Goddard Avenue gets the thorough ligature treatment while major surgery is performed on Newland Avenue, and pedestrians are protected by hundreds of yards of barriers.
But where are the workers, the heavy rollers, the fiery tar dragon laying thick, lovely smelly tarmac? Well it seems they finished the first part early and scarpered before I could get there. But this is a five week show, they’ll be back next week for part two.
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Building Tomorrow’s Bridlington

6 Apr

You might think that having suffered two years of orange barriers in Hull you would be safe to take a day out and not come across any of these damn things. But no, it seems Bridlington is being regenerated as well which seems to mean knocking down a street of Victorian houses and digging up Bridge Street above. Maybe they’ll get some culture too, we’ve got lots to spare.

Nothing rhymes with …

30 Apr

…orange.

The local rag, unable to come up with anything newsworthy, pretended to send a reporter out to count the barriers in town. I forget the total, it was something like 3,600 of the little orange darlings. I guess we’ll just have to put up with them, they won’t be here for ever and when they’re gone I bet we’ll miss them. Strange old world …