Alex Massie

The Grand Trunk Road to end all trunk roads

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From the Department of Why Didn't I Think of That*: London to Sydney? Sure. London to Sydney by bus? Sign me up (cash and 12 weeks free time permitting, admittedly). What next? Tierra del Feugo to Alaska along the non-existent NAFTA superhighway? Cairo to the Cape? Well, why not?

*Partly, you dolt, because you don't know how to drive. True.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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