Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Mud, mud – but nothing
glorious about this mess

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words – so here’s a couple of thousand words’ worth for you.
The pictures below were taken in Garfits Park last Thursday by a reader out walking his dog,
Any resemblance between a recreational area and a scene from a First World War battleground is entirely co-incidental – although the difference is not easy to spot.

In the way that many councils ‘work’ – and Boston is exemplary in this respect – tasks are done ‘by the book.’
This means that – even though the town had suffered heavy rain for some while a note in a diary somewhere said it was time to cut the grass in Garfits Park.
The fact that the result was to create a morass of mud which will take weeks if not months to recover does not appear to have bothered anyone for a moment.
Did it not occur to anybody to make a quick phone call to head office and ask whether it might be a better idea to postpone the work for a day or two?
Clearly the answer is no.

The dog walker came back wearing a pair of jeans that needed to go straight into the washing machine to be cleaned, whilst his dog had a huge amount of trouble even standing upright on the grass and using  all four legs – what  it was like when he had to resort to three is anyone's guess
To make matters even worse, attempts at football over the weekend have left the park in an even worse state – what sort of mind is work in Worst Street?

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1 comment:

  1. Scouter 41March 08, 2016

    I am not certain any kind of mind is at work in Worst Street but I think I do recognise the system viz;

    Ineptocracy - (Noun) a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.