Many people have commented to me that they have seen very few 09 registration cars on the road. Normally at this time of year you see loads, but the recession is biting hard on the motor industry. I didn't see one until the afternoon of 6th January - I thought this a notable moment and wrote of it to the Editor of The Irish Times. Alas, she did not publish - but blogging of course allows me to publish it anyway! Here it is:
Sign of the times
Today, 6th January, at ten to two in the afternoon I spotted an 09 registered car for the first time this year. Is this a record?