Friday, 7 January 2011

7) SEVENNNNNNNN!


Just did a very short run into the more "urby" bit of of suburbia and saw this sign at the petrol station. A man asked me what I was doing taking a picture, so I told him I was in a treasure hunt and ran off.

The telly is always rubbish in January and I wondered if this idea ought to be pitched to the BBC for a new primetime reality show:

Strictly No Parking is a celebrity parking extravaganza. Non-parking celebs, in the form of national treasures, former soap stars and disgraced politicians, attempt to learn a series of complicated manoeuvres, and bring them to a live Saturday afternoon showdown where they fight for spaces in a busy Ikea car park.

What do you reckon? Naturally I couldn't tell the man at the petrol station in case he stole my idea. Will e-mail BBC at once and let you know when I get a response.

In the meantime, well done to Janathoners on completing Day 7.



Day 7 - Strictly slow runnning
Distance: 1.6 miles
Time: 0:18:00
Pace: 11:27 min/mile
Cake rating: 3/5 (Nice posture and good arm position but overall the run lacked energy)

Cumulative Janathising: 27.2 miles

7 comments:

  1. I like the sound of that programme... tell the BBC that I'd watch it! :-)

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  2. That TV idea will be snapped up by BBC no problem if their standard of Saturday night viewing is anything to go by. Congrats of first week done

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  3. I'm going to sneak round there and change the K in ParKing into a P

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  4. Well done on day 7! I think your programme needs an added edge - how about the bottom 2 go to head to head in a 'chicken run' where they drive straight for each other and the one that swerves is eliminated. Of course if they drive into each other it kills 2 birds with one stone, so to speak...

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  5. I am so impressed by your blog, it's amazing, well done!

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  6. You could add the challenge of having to park multiple size vehicles: everything from a Toyota IQ to a Merc Sprinter. That'd sort the men from the boys!

    Good work on week one, and I like the daily stats. I'll raise a piece of tiffin in your honour m'dear.

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