'I thought you might be interested that the through traffic road sign on the corner of Sparhawk Street and Honey Hill is about 5'5" high and on a pedestrian pavement. I was walking west into the sun yesterday evening and, at 6'1", I had a nasty collision with it leaving me sprawled in the road. I presume the Highways Agency is responsible for it but it is a potential hazard to pedestrians.'
I can only assume he means this, but hope he will correct me if I am wrong:
My own fall was on my way to my final Town Centre Management board meeting, which I sat through sounding more in shock than I usually do, and not without a drop or two of blood falling on my agenda. Some readers will find a delicious irony in this tale. Mrs F thought my devotion to duty was excessive, and insisted upon treatment.
Having myself had a bad fall yesterday (entirely my fault) and damaged my ribs to the point where breathing, never mind much else, is painful - I have every sympathy with the gentleman concerned. Other than that, I invite comments.
The West Suffolk A&E were, as ever, magnificent. Much better than a One-Suffolk A&E would be.