6 Responses to “Don’t you hate it when that happens?”

  1. A K Haart July 12, 2012 at 10:00 Permalink

    That’s obesity for you – we need stronger roads.

  2. James Higham July 12, 2012 at 10:43 Permalink

    Knew I shouldn’t have had that extra doughnut.

  3. Robert the Biker July 12, 2012 at 13:41 Permalink

    When was that taken? Late fifties/ early sixties I would say. Men wearing caps, old Ford Prefect and long skirts on the women.

  4. Robert the Biker July 12, 2012 at 13:42 Permalink

    Damned good colour photo for 1940.

  5. Pavlov's Cat July 12, 2012 at 17:31 Permalink

    I’m afraid this is just not funny.

    In fact it a picture of a bus that drove into a blast crater during the blackout in 1940, The crater having been formed by by armour piercing bombs , that had broken the roof of Balham Tube station in which c. 500 people were sheltering.

    The official figure was 65 dead ( countless others injured and traumatised)

  6. James Higham July 12, 2012 at 18:22 Permalink

    Oops – didn’t realize. Probably would have been that too.

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