While driving to work, it’s quite amusing to study the contents of passing lorries (extra points for livestock) and we’ve noticed a worrying trend. How can it possibly be economically viable to drive around a lorry full of mud?

We saw a lorry full of mud that had come from Ireland, the other day. It was going into Wales, which has quite a lot of mud of its own. Getting edjumecated about the world can be a sobering experience:
BBC news: Lesson from history – 1955 Baghdad Pact (Hurray! Google has found me! And this makes me happy? What a geek.)