Situation on the side of a road

by Captain Walker

Categories: Rights and Freedoms, Humanities, Law and order

I tell you, somebody sends morons in my direction! It is a plot – or I’m like some sort of magnet for fools! Okay – calm down. No need to call the authorities to ‘take me away’.

So what it is, is this: I park my car partly on a pavement – not in London, which is terribly important – in a side road, not blocking pedestrians or disabled people. Some geyser flies out of his house – a man looking like around 75 (totally grey or white hair) – waving arms and fingers at me. All this around 18:15PM 2021-05-25. The location is not important, except that it is not in London or near to London.

The conversation – if you want to call it that, goes like this:

The Moron: Are you from the BNB next door.

CW: Yes

The Moron: Well you can’t park here.

CW: Why?

The Moron: It is in front my house.

CW: So?

The Moron: You can’t park here.

CW: Tough – I have rights. I can park where I like.

The Moron: No you can’t.

CW: Who are you to tell me what to do?! You have no authority over me.

The Moron: I’m telling you to park your car elsewhere.

CW: I shall not. You have no authority over me. Call the police.

The Moron: I’ll do that. Move your car to the main road.

CW: No. So it is legal to park in the same way on a main road?

The Moron: Yes.

CW: Nonsense! I think your manner is racist. Move on and call the police. [And I can infer racism if I perceive it – because the reason about the BNB is not a reason. And I know that there is no such law applicable about the parking on a pavement in this area (once not blocking a footpath). So I am allowed in law to infer when I am being discriminated against.]

The Moron: [Mutters something to himself and goes packing, back indoors]

CW: You have no authority to move me on. [I wave an index finger back at him – not a middle  finger.] Press on!  [And I double check that I am not blocking a footpath. There is no sign from the lawful authorities prohibiting parking where had parked.]

Now for the avoidance of doubt or arbitrary inference, I made no obscene gestures or acted in anyway hostile.

I was not on the man’s property. I was not obstructing his view out of his property and not blocking access. I was not impeding the path of pedestrians. So why does this moron thinks he has a right to move me on? I seriously don’t care and don’t want to know.

The most he can do is call the police or vandalise my car. I’ll deal with it.

Do I intend to park in the same place tomorrow. Of course. And if he pops out again I’m gonna catch him on my voice recorder! [Legally I cannot video him when he is standing on his private property.]

Yeah right – that’s it for today. One moron is enough so Stupid will remain in the cage! Anybody can find via Google the law about parking on pavements.

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The reading of posts on this blog is subject to the Terms & Conditions. Unpalatable truths and personal experiences may be told. Nothing posted on this blog is directed at any identified person. On occasions individuals are quoted anonymously. That does not mean that they have been identified to the world. Should any person or organisation reading this blog find something that makes them feel or know that they  are being referred to – any such perceived identification does not mean ‘identified to the world’. ‘Stupid‘ is an impish figment of my imagination who occasionally is allowed to pop up – and does not represent any known individual, individuals or groups. The treatment of  ‘Stupid‘ is not representative of the way people are treated in real life. Adverse inferences made are dismissed in advance.  

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