The continuing saga of Hammersmith Bridge.
No sooner do we bring you tidings of Andrew Robertson’s cross-Thames
transport horror (a rather wobbly 50cc Piaggio), than we hear the tale
of Graham Deakin, a fellow Barnes resident and head of account
management at APL.
Deakin thought he had outdone Robertson by plumping for the more
athletic mountain bike option. His first morning was spent merrily
cycling across the river, weaving his way through the buses (indeed,
overtaking Robertson at one point, it is claimed). After that very first
journey, however, having tied up his bike against a lamp-post, he found
that it had been half-inched when he came back for it.
Refusing to be beaten by some Abbott Mead upstart, Deakin has now put
plan B into action, which apparently involves dusting off his old