Half of those Boston streets are one way, so it’s WAY WAY WORSE than you can see from the air. DEATHTRAP BABY!
Wait, Americans think Boston is a complex street plan?
WELCOME TO A CITY THAT STILL HAS MOST OF ITS MEDIAEVAL STREET PLAN. And a lot of that is one way streets and/or pedestrianised so you can’t drive along them. Or you can only drive along them at certain times of the day.
I saw this and just laughed. Because really? You think that’s bad? BLESS YOUR COTTON SOCKS, AMERICA. I find NYC deeply, deeply strange, because (as far as I’m aware), every city in the UK, pretty much, is like Boston. Only older.
Most cities in the UK? Built around a mediaeval centre. Even if the buildings aren’t still there, the streets are. Windy, narrow, one-way, pedestrianised, and hellish. And I love it. *clutches nation to bosom*
I think introverts often have a strong reaction against the expectations of an extroverted culture, and we spin things so that introversion is better and aren’t we so thoughtful and wonderful? The truth is that I like being an introvert, but sometimes I still wish I was an extrovert, because I struggle to express myself fully and I am often misunderstood. I don’t have to spin that and I don’t have to deny it.
I should be writing my trabajo escrito for spanish right now (it is due tomorrow after all), but I am so into this one blog right now. I am of course, just really good at procrastinating, so I tend to get distracted by pretty much anything and everything during times of stress, but the things she…
Just discovering this (over a year later!) but thank you for the kind words!
So I had this moment, a few years ago now, where I was on the highway, looked over at a pick-up truck and thought, “Weird. That truck doesn’t have arms.” Then immediately realized that that was not at all weird. That the thought itself was weird. But the picture in my head of what I was I guess expecting to see on this truck was a lot like this. So I had to share.