Photo of the Month − December 2009 −
Christmas Special 10

[German version]

Lateral thinking … or no thought at all

Even the sparrow of Ulm in the legend knew not to carry a straw sideways. But when a common-or-garden load-securing columnist sees this nonsensical, highly dangerous, overwidth heap of junk that is likely to damage the doors and window seals to boot, it is difficult to keep one’s composure.

But what really upsets us is the simple fact that this creature appears to be taking a towbar for a ride. Why on earth can’t he borrow or hire a trailer from a neighbor or DIY store and transport his wood home like a responsible human being?

Figure 1 [Thorsten Schröder]

Figure 2 [Thorsten Schröder]

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