the blog’s been running on auto for the last week. did you notice ? i had a hectic week work-wise last week, then jane and i went to belgium for the weekend on friday and got back late sunday. so i uploaded a week’s worth of the usual junk last tuesday.
so we missed me voting. here is the sign on the side of the voting caravan which was parked in the pub carpark. this time i went on my own so couldn’t have a crafty drink with esther like last time
earlier that day i also spotted some ministers’ cars awaiting collection of their VIP passengers in paddington station:
i’m proud to say i haven’t mentioned next week’s election on funkypancake and i plan not to either (d’oh).
here was a bus parked in paddington station. i’ll be interested in how much politics i come in to contact with in the next week (other than the usual media – papers/posters/leaflets/telly etc).
here’s a labour van at paddington station.
bus driver: “polling station ? i thought you said paddington station”
it’s the local and euro elections today. i’m working from home so took an hour out to pick up esther from school and wander down to vote. writing documents is boring, but at least you can be flexible with how you arrange your day.
anyway, here is this year’s voting story:
esther and my registration card:
last year there was no golf allowed. this year, thanks to a venue change, there were all sorts of additional entertainments (as if putting an ‘x’ in a box on a piece of paper wasn’t entertaining enough):
here is the mobile voting booth. they wouldn’t let me take a photo of my voting slip, so i didn’t:
after all that hard work, esther and i went in to the pub for cokes and crisps before heading home: