Mass exodus

It struck me on my way onto campus this morning at 8:40am that there were a huge number of students leaving the Hyde park area and heading in my direction. Now I know a lot of students live in that area, but do so many really have lectures at 9am such that there have to be so many people on the pavement that it impeeds my usually fast progress? I walk quickly, very quickly in fact, and a 5mph slow amble just won’t cut it. I’m contemplating researching another route just to ensure I’m not slowed down, after all if I try to overtake the slow folk by walking in the road I’m bound to meet my maker an awful lot sooner than I ever intended in the form of a speeding taxi driver.

Perhaps people are just extra keen given that its the start of the year and the numbers will drop off as the weeks roll by, but I have to face the possibility that it will take over 20 minutes to get into the School of Computing just because people have to walk on pavements in groups of 20 or more. Pre-school is over; crocodile formation is no longer needed folks.

   

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4 Comments »

  1. Matt Revell Said,

    September 28, 2006 @ 12:59 am

    walk on the other side through the park, then instead of walking past the union, walk down the road that runs parallel. That cust out the two hardest legs ;)

  2. Kieran Said,

    September 28, 2006 @ 8:11 am

    Now see if I’d given this any thought I would have realised this. Thanks mate :)

  3. Sarann Said,

    September 28, 2006 @ 10:52 pm

    Your bedrooms are 1 foot apart and you do the same course at uni, why do you communicate through blogs???

  4. Kieran Said,

    September 28, 2006 @ 10:55 pm

    Because we have such different sleep patterns ;)

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