24 Jul '12, 1pm

A Marathon read

24 July, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Posted in Driven mad in London | 1 Comment Tags: London Olympics Just how do they do it? I mean when an actor is given a major part to play, just how so they remember their lines. I only ask because last weekend a mighty 76 page tome thudded on to my doormat. Years in the planning and in less than six days I have to commit it to memory. The publication goes under the catchy title ‘The taxi and private hire information handbook’ and was compiled by the Olympic Delivery Authority. [C]omprising 23 maps, a dozen graphs and scattered liberally with gobbledegook straight from a script of Twenty Twelve: ‘No taxis or PHVs will be permitted to pass through a VSA without the correct VAPP’ . It makes for an interesting read. Like an inexperienced actor learning his lines in Hamlet we have to make sense of this impenetrable jargon. SatNavs will be obsolete a...

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