Main Mall: Parking Marshall Zone

The biggest menace in the Main Mall is not the pickpocket or mugger like in the more sophisticated malls where shop rentals have pushed promising retailers to the sidewalk to sell lunch meals.

The biggest menace is – and I am saying this with a straight and very serious face - the parking marshal. Now everyone knows that for you to get a parking space requires you to drive around the block around 300 times. When you finally find a parking bay it is tighter than the rear exit of a mosquito with haemorrhoids.

So you have to be an excellent parker to actually get the car into the bay. This is where the marshals have found a niche. First they will shepherd you into an open bay and then try to help you snuggle into the parking bay. It is almost a mission impossible to park your car at the Main Mall if your driver’s training is from Roger Rabbit Rubbish Driving School.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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