Strictly No Standing (Pixels & Poetry)

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no standing
No Standing… But feel free to sit dangerously, without helmet, on lorry, car or bike…

‘this is the lion’s prayer:
may tomorrow’s deer dine well today…

hold onto your son…’

– Soothsaying 101 (The Final Testament of a Minor God)

One of the abiding mysteries of the Nigerian road is how a fully-equipped Federal Road Safety Corp team stops you on  a Christmas highway for a grilling on safety, weighing your fire extinguisher, measuring your red triangle… and you go ten kilometres down the road and see something like this…