It was the mid-1990s, and I was living in West London at the time. I was in Hammersmith one evening. I think it was spring, because though it was bright I didn't have the car windows rolled down.
I was driving west along King Street to drop off my then girlfriend, who needed to run into a shop there and pick something up quickly. Because she was going to be quick, I abandoned my usual parking paranoia, and instead of finding a legitimate parking space I just pulled in alongside the sidewalk and stopped the car in front Read more