Back on the road… (random weekend thought – iii)

I’m on the tube to Heathrow before 12 days in Bangladesh, and in honour of the miles I’ve put in on it, here’s a (belated) random weekend thought in praise of the M1, which, in case you’ve missed it, is 50 years old today.

I never miss it when I’m away, but slotting into the lorry-worn grooves of the left hand lane with Lori (Ms SatNav) always feels like coming home (‘…then take the Highway…’).

To celebrate, here‘s a link to a BBC gallery of photos of the ‘building of’ (why do the ’50s always look so muddy?) ::

(http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8328179.stm)