The Uxbridge Road

Catering to the baby's needs

I hardly got a wink of sleep

before leaving at twenty to seven

and falling asleep on the 207.

I sailed through Hanwell and Hayes,

missed my stop at The Grapes

and awoke at Uxbridge

with fag burns on my gaberdine mac.

So I caught the bus back

but the same thing happened.

I ended up in High Street Acton

by which time my head was reeling

so I walked home to West Ealing

and instead of earning bread

I went back to bed instead





◄ The Elephant in the Room

Baaaastard !!!! ►


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Brian Maryon

Mon 4th Nov 2019 22:42

Thanks all. This is essentially a true story from around 40 years ago, though I have used a bit of license to make the piece scan.

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Mon 4th Nov 2019 11:28

Brian, I lived on Uxbridge Road for a few years and have walked back from the Action level crossing on more than one occasion 😃

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