Mum’s the word

Alton Towers have recently launched a new ride in their theme park. Usually a good thing, as I am a fan of theme park rides but this time they’ve called it Rita. Now ‘Rita’ happens to be my mothers name & this is putting me off somewhat. Besides, I don’t think naming a ride ‘Rita’ … Continue reading “Mum’s the word”

Alton Towers have recently launched a new ride in their theme park. Usually a good thing, as I am a fan of theme park rides but this time they’ve called it Rita. Now ‘Rita’ happens to be my mothers name & this is putting me off somewhat. Besides, I don’t think naming a ride ‘Rita’ does it any favours. It’s a rubbish name. OK, they added Queen of Speed on the end but still, what were they thinking? “OK people, we’ve got Nemesis, The Black Hole, Oblivion, but I think we needs something with a little more… afternoon tea”. What’s next Margeret – Zimmer Frame Zoomer?

The wonderful Roller Coaster DataBase has all the stats for us. I love this site, you can find some pretty scary rides on there.

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