A shop­ping list of things that an­noy

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION -

READER Graham Joyce was work­ing in his gar­den at De Salis Road in Uxbridge when he spot­ted this dis­tinc­tive in­sect equally hard at work.

He said: “I live next to the Uxbridge Road and it can get very busy, but this bee-fly stood out. I had to try my luck and take a pic.”

Share your pic­tures of the week by email­ing them to steve.bax@ trin­i­tymir­ror.com with your de­tails and where and when the photo was taken. IN last week’s Gazette Bar­bara Fisher asked what winds read­ers up? Pre­pare for a shop­ping list:‘Sonic sonya’ ( the lon­don trans­port’s an­nounce­ment sys­tem);

Hav­ing to sit side­ways (to di­rec­tion of travel) on the un­der­ground;

The new ‘s’ type rolling stock (not a patch on style and com­fort as the old ‘A’mer­sham trains).

Get­ting some­thing ‘ for free’, surely, it’s ‘free’, or ‘for noth­ing ‘? The amer­i­can word ‘snuck’; Self ser­vice tills; Walk­ing across a main line sta­tion con­course, try­ing to avoid­ing the ‘em­mits’ that are in­tent on catch­ing the last train on this planet – and you aren’t go­ing to stop them;

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