When you are ill, there is a two-tier system in Britain for making you well again. If you have money, you will be taken into a nice, clean room where nurses will give you lots of winter-warming soup. If you do not have any money, you will be left in a corridor until you have MRSA. It’s the same story when you are flying. Those who can afford it, dine on peach and peacock before turning their seat into a bed and snuggling down for the night. People in economy, meanwhile, spend the flight with their face in someone else’s armpit and usually catch rabies. Trains? Yup. You can sit in the back surrounded by distemper and lunatics from Scotland. Or, if you pay more, you can sit in the front surrounded by expensive linen and chancellors of the exchequer. When you are rich, you stay in better hotels, eat nicer food, live in larger houses. In fact, in every single aspect of life, you can use money to make your life more pleasant. Except on the roads of Britain. When there is a traffic jam, Lord Sugar is just as inconvenienced in his Rolls-Royce as Ron the plumber in his van. His Lordness… Read full this story
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