Each timetable is accompanied by a geographical map for the route.
Things are by no means perfect in First Bus land (no fares info in the booklet, for example) but, moans aside ...
From there it is but a short step to consider a small safari and, bingo, more passengers for Uncle Giles.
A web site is far less easy to use, and is far less likely to encourage exploration rather that simply looking up times for a journey you already know is possible.
All we need now is for the two Portsmouth Operators to realise they are competing, not with each other, but with the motor car, and then come together to offer a really comprehensive guide.
No 3 son has sent another of his puzzle pictures which will form at least part of tomorrow's blog.