18 Mar '12, 9am

Bog standard

16 March, 2012 at 9:53 am | Posted in Slug, snail, puppydog tail | Leave a comment Tags: London life No matter how glum I may feel driving around London the sight of a Pimlico Plumbers’ van with their amusing number plates: W4TER, DRA1N, BOG 1 or my favourite 701LET is guaranteed to put a smile on my face, and if you want one for your home they have now even produced a diecast model of their iconic blue and white livered vans that you can buy. I doubt if these miniatures announce “This Pimlico Plumbers van is reversing” as the full sized version does but I guarantee that when you purchase the model it will be as immaculately clean as the originals are maintained. The company’s founder and Managing Director, Charlie Mullins, is the archetypical London boy made good. Bunking off school at the age of nine to help a local plumber, he couldn’t wait to stop his education early t...

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