As some of you know, there has been a bit of chaos in the UK at the moment, so I’d thought I’d take the opertunity to show you some of the caranage that you can find on a 2 mile commute through a city.
For reference points, I live on side of the ring road, and work the other side of it. Therefore catching the bus round the city can be mad (as some of the areas where these looters are coming from are from there) or through the city.
Last night thankfully I got a lift home.
Today, I caught the bus – and was instantly depressed on the journey to work
Passing on the bus from Costcutters near the Holiday Inn/Ralison Blu.
You’ll note the record shop is fine – the gangs were only after one thing – technology.
Moving up towards New Street Station, SuperFi was also hit too.
Again, you’ll notice the loan store next to SuperFi is undamaged
Even the Bull Ring has partially given up, closing the main car park.
Moving into the main street (Corporation Street), the carnage is for all to see.
However, there are signs of life goes on.
Again, featured on the news and slowly recovering.
Even the bars got hit.
However some shops have given up – this branch of Tesco in particular:
Even conference venues got hit….
Even the Post Office
Even the betting office
And to cross the city, and find this not a million miles from the office:
Part of me is angry this has happened and the results of it. Another part of me in angry they dare do this to my home and make me a practical prisoner between work and home.
But I am a Brummie (adopted, 10 years). And I have no intention of budging an inch to these… criminals.
And there’s no other term to describe them.
Thugs: End this now. This is not showing colours, showing pride, it is PURE HOOLIGANISM.