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208 weeks ago, by Tim
High Street Benches
Just what purpose DO they serve?

I cannot remember ever sitting on one. Why would one wish to?

You're in a High Street to achieve a specific task or are on the way somewhere. Why would you want to just sit there and read a paper or smoke a cigarette?

Rip them all up to avoid loitering, avoid littering and avoid winding me up.
205 weeks ago, by James
Probably not a popular move. Some people need to rest regularly, for example the old.

I like the Literary Benches around London. I'd like to see more of that. Memorial benches are an odd idea, although I may have one with a perplexing message like 'James always said he would come back and haunt this bench'.
205 weeks ago, by Tim
Ok, another persepctive on benches, fine. But that's the minority, the majority of High St bench users are slobs.
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I run my business from a High Street office in the Georgian seaside market town of Lymington on the edge of the New Forest. I've lived there since the age of 11 apart from a 6-year spell in Walton on Thames, Surrey.. I love music, food, boats and sport [see interests below for specifics] Since the age of 18 I have worked exclusively on my own businesses; from plans to launch an 80-van mobile car valeting franchise, that were scuppered last minute due to a 3 month emergency hospital visit, to importing Nissan vans from Dublin, my career has been a lot of fun. I have started businesses in transport, music, automotive, sales, franchising, catering, development land, conveyancing, tax and of course…unavoidably and unsurprising to me I have ended up where I knew I would one day... marketing. I know James Coakes [at a distance] and have eaten a sandwich in his office located a sausage roll throws away from my own HQ.
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