It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 (about $1.40) and coaches £5 (about $7).
This parking attendant worked there solid for all of 25 years. Then, one day, he just didn't turn up for work.
"Oh well", said
"Err . . . no", said the Council, "that parking lot is your responsibility."
"Err . . . no", said
"Err . . . no!" insisted the Council.
Sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of
And, no one even knows his name.
This story is from the London Times and is, apparently, TRUE! I just can't get it out of my mind so I thought I'd share it with you...isn't that SOMETHING?