Lest some of you think that I am becoming nonchalant about traffic in England (the last time I devoted more than a sentence to it was over a month ago), here is a sad reminder.
Driving distance from the house to Becky’s school: 4.1 miles.
Driving time suggested by Google: 11 minutes (up to 20 minutes in traffic – now, exactly how is that determined?)
Left house: 7:18am
Arrived at school: 7:32am
Returned to the house: 7:49am
A pretty good trip, I say.
Left house: 7:15am
Arrived at school: 8:38am
Returned to the house: 9:12am
Two hours for an 8-mile round trip! I still can’t believe it!