Tuesday 28 March 2006 9.52pm
I did a double take this afternoon in St Thomas Street
- there was a youngish guy gliding along the pavement. At first I thought he was on a mini-scooter (the silver ones that were fashionable for five minutes a couple of years ago), then I thought he might be on roller-skates. But no, his seemingly ordinary looking black trainers must have had wheels in the soles as they weren't quite touching the ground but he was speeding along faster than walking pace.
And no I hadn't been drinking!