Cross Channel

Motorway imagining

Jan 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Cross Channel

One of those mornings when the greyness seemed to envelope anything. It was not actually raining, just maintaining a constant threat; the sky was an unbroken blanket of cloud; even at midday, vehicles drove with lights switched on. The flow of traffic along the motorway was constant, a line of heavy goods vehicles occupying the inside lane.  Heading up the M5, the signs announced the distances to Birmingham and to the junctions for roads to London and to the North.

A sense of greyness can often be dispelled by imagining it is some …