Feb 032012

Operators of the London Eye today denied any safety concerns after a tour party from Munich went missing last week. “It’s not as if an entire pod could suddenly become detached mid-flight, land in the Thames and float off downstream before washing ashore three days later on the beach at De Haan, which is a small village just north of Ostend, is it?” asked a spokesman slightly hysterically.

[This piece originally appeared in Smoke 16.]