I reached into our newspaper rack and pulled out a Mid Sussex Times from 20 years ago.
We must have kept it because it contained a letter I had written, complaining about the pigeon droppings beneath the bridge at Haywards Heath station.
But no. This was a current copy of the Middy. The letter wasn’t mine, although 20 years on, the complaint was exactly the same. In the intervening years, men and women have learned how to do many clever things, but we still haven’t cracked the problem of the pigeon poo under Hayward Heath railway bridge.
Last week, Richard Haynes offered to supply a ladder for a DIY job, if another correspondent brought his toolbox. I could bring lunch. Maybe ... pigeon pie?
PS. We eventually moved to Hassocks, where the pigeons seem to be toilet trained.
Woodsland Road, Hassocks
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